posted by Connie 10-11-98 11:11 AM
BISHOP'S BREAD from the Doll House Inn Ludington, Michigan
3 cups biscuit mix
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. grated orange peel
1 1/4 cups orange juice
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 cup wheat germ
1 6-oz. pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine biscuit mix and sugar in large mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl, combine egg, orange peel, orange juice and oil.
Add to biscuit mix and beat with a wooden spoon until mixture is smooth. Stir in wheat germ. Fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chips, raisins and nuts.
Turn into greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle emaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips on top of batter.
Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.
Turn out of pan and cool completely on wire rack.
1 1/2 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 c chocolate chips (mini are great)
2 c chopped walnuts
1 c chopped dates
1 c halved candied cherries
1 c sugar
Preheat oven to 325.
Grease wax paper and line a loaf pan. (I just spray a baking spray in the pan.) Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, dates and cherries. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, blend in sugar.
Add to the flour mixture. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Cool on a rack.
BISHOP'S BREAD A Christmas favorite.
1/4 pound of butter
1/2 cup of icing sugar
1/2 cup of all purpose flour
2 ounces of chocolate chips
2 ounces of almonds
2 ounces of chopped figs
1 ounce of raisins
2 ounces of candied chopped fruit
1 tablespoon of baking powder.
Mix together butter, half of the sugar and yolks. Beat up a snow from the egg whites, add the other half of the sugar and finish the snow.
Fold together into the egg yolk mixture half of dry ingredients together with the half of the snow and finish adding rest of the dry ingredients together with the other half of the snow.
Bake in a bread loaf pan. Butter and flour your baking pan before putting the mixture in.
Fill the pan about 3/4 full as the mixture will rise.
Bake at 350 for 45 min. to one hour.
To make sure the Biskupský chlebícek is baked to perfection insert a toothpick in the middle of the bread.
It should come out clean and your bread is done. Cool it before slicing. It can be sprinkled with icing sugar for festive effect
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