Ada's Molasses Nut Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 1
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2 3/4 cups flour -- sifted all-purpose
1/2 cup seedless raisins
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup molasses
1/4 teaspoon soda
1 large egg -- beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening -- melted or oil
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/2 cup nut meats -- chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Mix together and sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar into a mixing bowl; add nut meats and raisins and mix together. Combine the milk, molasses, egg, shortening and orange rind; add to dry mixture and stir only enough to dampen flour. Bake in a greased bread pan, 10x5x3 inch, in a moderate oven, 350 degrees F., for 1 1/4 hours.

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