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Fresh Plum Quick Bread

 Fresh Plum Quick Bread
Plums are a nice change from the typical fruit fillings found in quick breads. These pretty loaves have a tasty topping of cinnamon-sugar and crunchy pecans.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour and 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pitted fresh plums (about 9 small)
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugars, baking soda and salt. In
  • another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, oil, egg and lemon peel. Stir
  • into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in plums. Pour into
  • two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans.
  • Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at
  • 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from
  • pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices
  • each).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 127 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.