Raspberry Nut Bread


August 12, 2015

Great any time of day


2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

1 1/2 tsps. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

1/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup orange juice

1 Tbsp. orange rind

1 egg, well beaten

1/2 cup chopped nuts

2 cups whole raspberries, fresh or frozen


1Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.

2Combine orange juice and rind with egg. Pour all at once into dry ingredients, mixing just enough to moisten.

3Fold in nuts and raspberries.

4Pour into greased loaf pan. Spread corners and sides slightly higher than center.

5Bake at 350 degrees about 1 hour until crust is golden brown and toothpick comes out clean.

6Cool 10 minutes, remove from pan, and finish cooling.