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Prune Quick Bread Recipe

Prune Quick Bread Recipe

I bake this bread weekly and use a variety of fruits available in the junior baby food lines. The recipe came from a friend, who made it for our Christian Mothers' Club. When I'm asked to bake for lunches, bake sales or other benefits, I usually make this bread. -Shirley Kmiotek, Northbridge, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 jars (2-1/2 ounces each) prune baby food
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a small bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add the egg, milk and prunes; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Stir in nuts.
  • 2. Pour into two greased and floured 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to a wire rack. Yield: 2 mini loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 190 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 257mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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sissymae User ID: 3410906 111939
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2009

"However, not being a prune fan, I use applesauce, whatever nuts I have on hand, sometimes I use dried cranberries."

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