Plum Oatmeal Bread
10 to 12 purple prune plums
2 cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup sugar
1 Tbs. Baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. cloves
1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
¼ salad oil
Wash, pit, and coarsely chop plums to equal 2 cups.
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and spices.
Stir in oats.
Combine milk, eggs, and salad oil.
Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
Stir in plums.
Pour batter into greased and floured 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake in preheated 350° over for about 60 minutes or until bread tests done.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Turn out on cooling rack.
Cool completely before slicing.
**Do NOT double the recipe** (I'm not sure why, just copying my Mother's notes.)