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Joan's Cantaloupe Nut Bread

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 3/4 c Flour
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 c Nuts; finely chop, walnuts
  • -etc
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/3 c Shortening
  • 1 c Cantaloupe; puree, mash,
  • -ripe


Mix flour, baking powder, soda and salt and sift 3 times. add nuts to flour
mixture. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. add egg and blend well.
Add cantaloupe pulp. Add flour mixture and nuts, 1/2 cup at a time and
blending well after each addition. Turn into a greased and flour 8 x 4 inch
loaf pan. bake in a preheated 350 oven for 45 minutes or until tested done.
Cool, wrap and let mellow overnight before serving. Nuts may be omitted.

This is a gem with a subtle cantaloupe flavor perfect to serve with cream

cheese and fresh fruit Yield: 1, 8 x 4 loaf

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