Southern pecan loaf *

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter or margarine; soft
1½ cup Sugar
4 \N Eggs
¾ cup Milk
1 teaspoon Orange extract
1 teaspoon Almond extract
1 teaspoon Orange rind
1 cup Pecans; finely chopped


In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one by one, beating well after each addition. Add the flour alternately with the milk to the butter mix, beating until smooth and well combined. Stir in the flavorings and orange rind. Fold in the pecans. Pour into a greased and lightly floured 9x5" loaf pan. Bake at 375~ for about 50 minutes or until tested done. Cool slightly before removing from pan.

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