Sweetened with brown sugar and candied fruit peel, this lovely nut bread can be served solo or as a charming accompaniment to your favorite luncheon salad.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup candied mixed fruit peel
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Smooth cottage cheese in a blender or force through strainer. Put into bowl. Beat in sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Set aside.
Measure flour, baking powder, soda, salt, walnuts, and mixed peel into a second bowl. Mix together well. Pour into first bowl. Stir to moisten. Scrape into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 1 hour. Cool for 10 minutes before turning out to finish cooling on rack. Wrap well. Serve with butter.