Lori-Jo's StoryMy mom use to make this all the time when I was a child. Now this is one of my favorite breads to make.
I have many traditions, this bread is one of them that I make every year for Christmas gifts.
It is a bread that can be made any day of the week besides give as gifts.
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 tsp
dates, finely snipped
red cherries, quartered
1In large bowl: sift flour with baking powder & salt.
Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, dates & cherries until are all well coated.
2In medium bowl: beat eggs well; gradually beat in sugar.
Fold into the flour mixture.
3Line the bottom of a loaf pan with wax paper & grease the sides well.
Pour mixture in pan & smooth out
4Bake: 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean.