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Concord Grape Bread

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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.

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4 comments

1 Susan Higgins { 09.16.17 at 11:28 am }

Hi Patricia, thanks for sharing. Let us know how the lower sugar comes out!

2 Patricia Valiquette { 09.10.17 at 6:18 pm }

Hi, found this recipe yesterday , as i wanted something else besides grape jelly, I just happened to have just picked some grapes at my daughters,( her neighbour’s vines just happens to grow over her hedges LOL onto her side of the fence), and decided to try out this bread, a little longer to put together , because of the special treatment of the grapes , but once you capture the to do’s, It is delicious, one thing that I will be changing tho is the amount of sugar, way too much I will be cutting the quantity in 1/2, even tho it makes 2 sweet bread, too much is too much, but then again likes are chosen by tastes, So please folks that are just running in take a stab at this cake, it is delicious.

3 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!

4 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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