Pecan Loaves Recipe

Step 1

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices into bowl. Stir in sugar, pecans and oats. Add remaining ingredients; stir only until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into 3 greased empty cans, about 2 cup capacity.

Step 2

Bake in preheated moderate oven (350 F.) about 50 minutes. Loosen edges; remove from cans immediately; cool thoroughly. Wrap cooled bread and store one day before slicing.

NOTE: For variety, use 1 cup chopped pitted dates or prunes in place of pecans in above recipe.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1tb Baking powder
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Mace
  • 1/2ts Nutmeg
  • 3/4c Brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1c Chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2c Quaker Oats, uncooked
  • -- (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 1 1/3c Milk
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1/4c Vegetable oil

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