Apple orange bread

Yield: 36 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 larges Unpeeled baking apples, cored and quartered
1 large Orange, unpeeled, quartered
1½ cup Raisins
⅔ cup Shortening
2 cups Sugar
4 larges Eggs
1 teaspoon Lemon extract
4 cups All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
⅔ cup Orange juice
1 cup Walnuts, chopped

In blender or food processor, process apples, oranges and raisins until finely chopped, set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice. Stir in fruit mixture and nuts. Pour into 3 greased 8" X 4" loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees doe 50-55 minutes. or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Recipe by: Taste of Home Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #662 by lunchuck <jock@...> on Jul 09, 1997

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