Joan's cantalope nut bread

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¾ cup Flour
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
⅔ cup Sugar
1 Egg
½ cup Nuts; finely chop,
Walnuts etc
2 teaspoons Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Shortening
1 cup Cantaloupe; puree, mash, ripe

Mix flour, baking powder, soda and salt and sift 3 times. add nuts to flour mixture. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. add egg and blend well. Add cantelope pulp. Add flour mixture and nuts, ½ cup at a time and blending well after each addition. Turn into a greased and flour 8 x 4 inch loaf pan. bake in a preheated 350 oven for 45 minutes or until tested done.

Cool, wrap and let mellow overnight before serving. Nuts may be omitted.

This is a gem with a subtle cantalope flavor perfect to serve with cream cheese and fresh fruit Yield: 1, 8 x 4 loaf >From: LIR119@...

From: Bread-Bakers Archives: Recipe By : LIR119@...

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