Sweet Bread Fruit Cocktail Bread

Posted by: Linda in MO 11-11-99 2:01

Fruit Cocktail Bread

Recipe By :Beta Sigma Phi, Fast Feasts, pg. 132
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Cake or Pie, Muffin/Quick Bread

Amount Measure Ingredient, Preparation Method
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8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup fruit cocktail, drained
Powdered Sugar Glaze (powdered sugar, a little milk, and a dash of vanilla

Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease and flour two 5 x 9 inch loaf pans.

Combine cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla in a large bowl and beat until light and fluffy.

Add eggs and beat until well blended.

Fold in a mixture of flour and baking powder.

Stir in fruit cocktail.

Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 1 hour.

Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Garnish with a drizzle of powdered sugar glaze, if desired.

Yield: 2 loaves"

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