Sweet Fresh Tomato Loaf

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe turned out very good.
I had 2 tomatoes and 1 lemon sitting on my cupboard for 3 days- Today I finally decided to use them up. This is the recipe I came up with. Hope you enjoy!
I didn't add bacon bits , but I think I might the next time and omit the nuts.


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Serves:

make 2 small or l large loaf.

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
2 med. red ripe tomatoes, skins off
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
nutmeg or cinnamon (i used a little of each)
1 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
margarine or butter
2 large
eggs
1 medium
lemon- juice and grated peel
1/2 c
chopped nuts, optional, i used them

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Push fork into tomatoes and hold over gas flame and turn forked tomato around and around over the flame until skin pops. Peel off skin.
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Puree tomatoes, until only very small pieces remain- not into a liquid. Pour into measuring cup and squeeze lemon juice on top and then the grated rind.
2
Spray two 8x5-inch loaf pans or one 9-inch loaf pan with non stick spray. Set aside.
Combine flour, soda,salt,baking powder and spices in a medium bowl, mix well and set aside.
Cream margarine and sugar; add eggs and mix well at medium speed of mixer.
add flour mixture alternately with tomato mixture ending with the flour mixture. Stir in nuts.
3
Pour batter into two 8x5 inch loaf pans equally or into one 9- inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350^ oven for 45-50 minutes. Test with toothpick in center. If it comes out clean it's done.Place pan or pans on wire rack to cool 5 minutes then remove and place on rack to cool.Brush top with butter if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy