Sweet Bread Gumdrop Bread

reknbek posted 11-17-99 9:08 AM pt (US)

* Exported from MasterCook *
Gumdrop Bread

Categories : Holiday Meals
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 t. lemon juice
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 cups applesauce

2 cups flour
1 t. salt
1 t. baking soda
1 t. nutmeg
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. cloves

2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups walnuts
2# spiced gumdrops, cut in half, omit black


Preheat oven to 300 F. and grease and flour loaf pans.

Combine the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine the next 6 ingredients (flour through cloves) in a medium bowl. Combine the last three ingredients in a medium bowl.

Combine 2 to 1 and mix well. Add 3 and stir to combine.

Pour into 3 greased and floured loaf pans. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour.

Reduce heat to 250 degrees and bake 30 minutes more. Do not overbake.

Cool 10 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely.

Yield: "3 loaves"

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