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Round Raisin Nut Bread

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This is a moist and delicious bread. Very attractive on holiday plates and individual rolls make great gifts.

Ingredients

2 cups raisins
2 cups water
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar
Dash salt
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Bring the first three ingredients to a boil. When it begins to foam, remove from heat and cool. Beat together eggs, sugar and salt. Add to the cooled raisin mixture alternately with 3 cups of sifted flour. Add vanilla and fold in the 1 cup of chopped nuts. Pour into well greased and floured vegetable cans. (15 ounce round cans such as corn, green beans come in) Fill the cans half full. Bake one hour at 350 degrees or until done.

Betty Lorenson
Sheffield



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