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                             IRISH SWEET BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Irish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2                    Loaves
    3       c            Sifted flour
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      3/4   ts           Soda
      1/2   c            Shortening
      1/4   c            Sugar
      1/4   c            Molasses
    1                    Egg, unbeaten
    1 1/2   c            Sour milk or buttermilk
    1 1/2   c            Raisins, chopped
    1 1/2   c            Currants
      1/4   c            Chopped citron or chopped,
                         -candied lemon rind
 
   Preheat oven to 325 F.
   
   Sift together the flour, salt and soda.
   
   Cream together the shortening and sugar and the molasses.  Beat in the egg.
   
   Alternately add the dry ingredients and sour milk; stir in the fruit. Pour
   the batter into 2 greased 8 x 4 x 2 1/2-inch loaf pans and bake 75 minutes.
   
   SOURCE: New York Times Cookbook (1961) From the collection of Jim Vorheis
  
 
 
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