Fruit and Nut Loaf Recipe

  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup candied mixed fruit
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat smooth. Stir in milk, vanilla, and almond flavoring.
  3. In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in fruit, raisins, and nuts. Add all at once to first bowl. Stir only to moisten. Turn into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour in 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven until it tests done. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool and wrap.