Beet Nut Bread Recipe

(From Kraft's Fresh Focus, February 1987.)

Step 1

Beat shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir in beets. Add combined dry ingredients; mix well. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased and floured 9x5" loaf pan. Bake at 350'F. for 60-70 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.

Makes 1 loaf.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 441.8 calories; 23.1 grams total fat; (5.1 grams saturated fat); 7.5 grams protein; 30.9 grams carbohydrates; 109.6 milligrams cholesterol; 426.1 milligrams sodium.

Things You'll Need

  • 3/4c Shortening
  • 1c Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2t Vanilla
  • 2c Shredded beets
  • 3c Flour
  • 2t Baking powder
  • 1t Baking soda
  • 1/2t Cinnamon
  • 1/4t Ground nutmeg
  • 1c Chopped nuts

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