Fruit Bread Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Seedless raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Currants1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Nutmeg1 Dash
 Citron1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Brandy3 Tablespoon
 Flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fine bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3898 Calories from Fat 1818

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 206 g317.6%

Saturated Fat 122.5 g612.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1329.7 mg

Sodium 824.1 mg34.3%

Total Carbohydrates 453 g150.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.9 g55.6%

Sugars 261.9 g

Protein 54 g107.9%

Vitamin A 132.8% Vitamin C 89.2%

Calcium 53.1% Iron 94.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place raisins and currants in a bowl; cover with hot water.
Let stand for about 30 minutes.
Drain; place on absorbent paper.
Cream butter in bowl.
Add sugar gradually; mix well.
Stir in grated rind and nutmeg.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in raisins, currants, citron and brandy.
Sift flour with baking powder into butter mixture; mix well.
Sprinkle enough bread crumbs into a greased loaf pan to coat sides and bottom.
Pour raisin mixture into pan.
Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until bread tests done.
Remove from pan; cool.
Wrap in aluminum foil; store for 4 to 5 days before slicing.