BRAZIL NUT BREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brazil nuts
  • 1 pound dates, cut up
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, cut up
  • 3/4 cup sifted flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • Grease, flour, and line with wax paper either 1 - 9x5-inch OR 2 - 8x3-inch bread pans.
  • Put Brazil nuts, dates, and cherries in a large bowl.
  • Mix dry ingredients, and sift over nut mixture. Mix with hands until coated.
  • Beat eggs until foamy. Add vanilla. Pour over first mixture. Mix with hands until well blended.
  • Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour 45 minutes (9x5), OR 1 hour 30 minutes (8x3).
  • Cool.
  • Store in Saran wrap and aluminum foil. Keeps up to 4 weeks in the refrigerator

Notes

My sister-in-law brought this bread to a family gathering, and graciously shared her recipe.

Categories: Fruit Bread 
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