Walnut Bread

Carol Junkins


We have this every Christmas morning while opening our gifts with our coffee ! Wouldn't be without it.

You won't believe how perfect this turns out every time ! Sounds plain but no, the flavor is wonderful !


★★★★★ 3 votes

Bread pan or 2 -21/2" cans
10 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 3 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
  • 1
    egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1/4 c
    shortening (melted) i use crisco
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    walnuts (do not chop)

How to Make Walnut Bread


  1. Re-sift flour with sugar, baking powder and salt.
    Add egg, shortening, milk and vanilla to dry ingredients.
    Stir just until moistened.
    Stir in walnuts.
  2. Turn into a greased 9x5x3 loaf pan or divide batter between 2 greased #2 1/2 round cans.

    Bake 350 degrees (loaf pan) for about an 1 hr & 20 minutes. Check at 1 hr and 10 minutes, don't want to overcook it.
    Bake 350 degrees (#2 1/2 cans) for 1 hr & 10 min.

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About Walnut Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #walnuts

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