An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Nut Bread #2




Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F

4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup walnuts (chopped)
1 1/2 cup milk
1 egg
4 teaspoons B.P. [baking powder]
1 teaspoon salt

Put in pan to raise 20 minutes

Bake in slow oven 40 minutes.


Quick breads are leavened without the use of yeast. In case Aunt Pit's recipe is a bit vague, here are basic directions:

Preheat oven to 350.
Combine dry ingredients.
Combine wet ingredients.
Stir into dry ingredients.
Grease the bottom of a loaf pan and pour in the batter.
Bake about 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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