Colorful gumdrops make these fun miniature loaves just perfect for holiday gift-giving. "I usually bake this moist bread at Christmas, but it's also requested at Easter," notes Linda Samaan of Fort Wayne Indiana.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 3 cups biscuit/baking mix
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
- 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts
- 1 cup chopped gumdrops
- In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix and sugar. In another bowl, beat egg and milk; add to dry ingredients and stir well. Add nuts and gumdrops; stir just until mixed. Pour into three greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
- Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 3 mini loaves.
Originally published as Gumdrop Bread in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p47