Fruit cake bread

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All purpose flour
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Allspice
1 teaspoon Orange peel, grated
½ teaspoon Mace
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Orange concentrate, thawed
½ cup Apple sauce
⅓ cup Vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Vanilla
¾ cup Pecans or walnuts, chopped
1 cup Dried apricots, chopped
1 cup Dates, chopped

Pre-heat oven to 300F. Lightly oil a 1½ quart loaf pan & set aside.

Whisk together the flour, spices, peel, baking powder, soda & salt.

In a in a food processor or blender, blend together the orange juice, apple sauce, oil & vanilla.

Combine the wet with the dry ingredients. Stir until the mixture is just combined. Fold in the nuts & add the dried fruit. Pour batter into the loaf pan & bake until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean, about 1 ½ hours. Cool on a wore rack.

"Vegetarian Gourmet", Winter 1995

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