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Nut Bread

There is no butter or shortening in this recipe, so it is excellent for low-fat diets.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

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  1. Sift dry ingredients together.
  2. Mix milk and egg and add to dry mixture. Mix thoroughly, but do not beat.
  3. Add nuts.
  4. Bake in a greased loaf pan at 350 degrees F about 1 hour or until straw comes out clean.

Yield: 1 small loaf

Best kept for a day or two then sliced as thin as possible and served with butter or cream cheese.

This bread can be made 3 or 4 days in advance. Also freezes well.

Bread is good with salads or toasted with butter for breakfast.