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Best Ever Nut Bread

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2/3 c. shortening                                                                
1 tsp. salt
2 c. sugar                                                                     
½ tsp. baking powder
4 eggs                                                                                
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 c. split pea puree                                                           
½ tsp. ground cloves
2/3 c. water   
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
3 1/3 c. sifted flour
1 c. walnuts or pecans, chopped
2 tsp. baking soda

Preheat oven 350 degrees. Cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add split pea puree and water. In a separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients, except nuts. Stir into creamed mixture along with nuts. Bake in 2 well-greased 5x9-inch loaf pans for 60 – 70 minutes. When a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf come out clean, the bread is done. Cool loaves and store in airtight plastic bags.
Nuts and spice in a loaf that slices like a dream.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 
Servings Per Container 2 loaves
Amount Per Serving
Calories  Calories From Fat 
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 
Saturated Fat 
Trans Fat   
Total Carbohydrate 
Dietary Fiber 
Vitamin A   % Vitamin C   %
Calcium  % Iron  %
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
   Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300g 375g
   Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
      Fat 9   •   Carbohydrate 4   •   Protein 4