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This is a fourth generation recipe that was made often, especially around the holidays, when we were kids. It is a firm loaf, when sliced thin and buttered is delicious!

Ingredients

4 cups all-purpose flower
8 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup chopped black walnuts
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk

Instructions

Combine all ingredients together - it will be a stiff batter. Grease or spray one large or two small loaf pan(s) and spread mixture in them. Let stand 20 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour. Turn out immediately and wrap in wax paper. Let cool.

Sandy Freddy
Atkinson



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1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
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