Cantelope Bread

Nancy Allen


I found this recipe one afternoon in a cookbook! I thought it sounded delicious so I tried it and it is even better than I Imagined! This is a very tender bread and so good on its own or with alittle cinnamon butter!


★★★★☆ 3 votes

1 Loaf
30 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    grated cantaloupe ( juice too)
  • 1/2 c
    veg. oil
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
    black walnuts or pecans (optional)

How to Make Cantelope Bread


  1. Sift the first 5 ingredients together. Now mix the last 4 and add into the dry mixture til all is mixed but, don't overbeat. As an option you could add a 1/2 cup of black walnuts or pecans at this time. Bake in a greased and floured 5x9 loaf pan for Approximately 1 hour (times may very for your own oven)at 350 degrees. Cool in pan for 5 minutes and turn out on rack to cool completely. Please enjoy this lovely bread!

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About Cantelope Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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