Friday, February 6, 2009


Blueberry Bread
2 cups flour
1 c sugar
1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 T shortening
1 egg
1/4 cup orange juice
1 Tbs grated orange or lemon rind (optional)
boiling water
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt thoroughly. Cut in shortening. Stir in egg. Add enough boiling water to orange juice and rind (if adding) to measure 1 cup. Stir into flour mixture. Fold in blueberries and nuts. Pour batter into greased loaf pan. Bake 350 degrees for 60 minutes.
Vanilla Sauce:
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup butter, cubed
For sauce, combine sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Stir in cream until smooth; add butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with blueberry bread.

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