Golden Fruit Loaf

Golden Fruit Loaf

1 loaf

Ingredients

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup chopped Golden Delicious apples
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped candied fruit
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup chopped pecans
Lemon Glaze

Lemon Glaze
Comine 1-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Mix until smooth. Drizzle over cooled Golden Fruit Loaf.


Method:
  1. Cream shortening and sugar until light. Add eggs and mix well. Stir in apples and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Fold in candied fruit, raisins and pecans. Turn into greased 9 X 5 X 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 325 degrees F. about 1 hour, until bread tests done. Cool and drizzle with Lemon Glaze.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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