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Concord Grape Bread

Concord Grape Bread

Ingredients:
1 cup Concord grapes
2 1/3 cups sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
3 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup walnuts and/or coconut

Directions:
Remove grapes from stems and wash. Slip skins from grapes and set them aside. Bring pulp to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Press through sieve to remove seeds. Add skins to pulp, and place in a blender for a few seconds. Bring grapes to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Mix together 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch until well blended. Add this mixture and the lemon juice to the grape pulp and bring to a boil again. Cook for 5 minutes until thick. Allow to cool. Add eggs, oil, 2 cups sugar, and vanilla. Sift together the dry ingredients and add them to the grape mixture. Stir until moistened. Fold in nuts and/or coconut. Pour into two greased and floured 9″ x 5″ bread pans. Bake at 350° for approximately one hour.

2 comments

1 nancy bailey { 07.31.12 at 9:17 pm }

i have always trusted farmersalmanac for so many things but never believed i would find a recipe for grape bread! great!

2 nancy bailey { 07.31.12 at 8:36 pm }

i love this recipe! easier than any i have found! my grandmother made grape pie when i saw grape bread it was WONDERFUL! now maybe my grandkids can remember my grape bread!

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