CRANBERRY FRUIT BREAD

2 c sifted flour

1 c sugar

1 1/2 t baking powder

1/2 t soda

1 t salt

1 orange – juice and grated rind of

2 T melted shortening

1 egg, well beaten

1/2 c chopped nuts

2 c fresh cranberries, cut in halves (!)

Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.

Combine orange juice, water (to make 3/4 cup juice), rind,

and melted shortening. Stir in beaten egg. Pour this into

dry ingredients, mixing just enough to dampen. Fold in

halved cranberries and nuts. Bake in greased loaf pan at

350o for 50 to 60 minutes. Store overnight before cutting.

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