*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Apple Orange Bread
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Quick Breads And Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      large         unpeeled baking apples -- cored and quartered
    1      large         orange, unpeeled -- quartered
    1 1/2  cups          raisins
      2/3  cup           shortening
    2      cups          sugar
    4      large         eggs
    1      teaspoon      lemon extract
    4      cups          all-purpose flour
    2      teaspoons     baking powder
    1 1/2  teaspoons     baking soda
    1      teaspoon      salt
      2/3  cup           orange juice
    1      cup           walnuts -- chopped
 
 In blender or food processor, process apples, oranges and raisins until
 finely chopped, set aside.  In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and
 sugar.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat
 until light and fluffy.  Beat in extract.  Combine dry ingredients; add
 to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice.  Stir in fruit mixture
 and nuts.  Pour into 3 greased 8 X 4 loaf pans.  Bake at 350 degrees
 doe 50-55 minutes. or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out
 clean.  Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to
 cool completely.
 
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