Aunt Mabel's Fruit Bread

Aunt Mabel's Fruit Bread Recipe

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Megan Stewart

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Aunt Mabel (Uncle Sam's wife) used to make a variety of things for guests since Uncle Sam ran for various political offices through the years. This is a recipe I asked for a long time ago, because it was so darn good!

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    oleo
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 c
    applesauce
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped dates
  • 1 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    nuts (she used chopped nuts, but coarsely chopped)
  • 10
    maraschino cherries

How to Make Aunt Mabel's Fruit Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream sugar and butter, add eggs and beat well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Put into pans and bake at 350 degrees 45-60 min.
  2. Aunt Mabel wrote on the recipe: Plump raisins and dates in boiling water 1-2 min before adding for better results.

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About Aunt Mabel's Fruit Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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