Sweet Bread Avocado

posted by Terrytx 12-08-98 11:38 AM

Avocado Loaf

3/4 c Butter
2 c Sugar
3 Eggs
3/4 ts Salt
1 1/2 ts Baking soda
3/4 ts Allspice, ground
3/4 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/3 c Cocoa
2 c Flour
1 1/2 c Avocado pulp
3/4 c Buttermilk
1/2 c Dates, chopped
1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c Walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350.

Cream butter. Slowly add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.

Sift dry ingredients together, reserving 1/4 cup.

Fold dry ingredients into egg mixture, alternating with mashed avocado and buttermilk.

Combine reserved 1/4 cup dry ingredients with dates, raisins, and nuts; add to egg mixture.

Pour batter into 2 greased 8-1/4"x4-1/2" loaf pans. Bake 65 minutes.

Brush top of loaves with corn syrup and press pecans on top. Broil until topping bubbles.

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