DEPRESSION ERA ORANGE LOAF

DEPRESSION ERA ORANGE LOAF

Place in bowl:
1/2 c. orange juice
Grated rind of one orange
1/2 c. boiling water
3/4 c. raisins

Add:
1 c. sugar
1 t. soda
2 T. butter
2 t. vanilla
1 egg, beaten

Mix well.

Add:
2 c. flour
1/2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1/2 c. nuts, chopped

Bake at 350* F. for 1 hour. Ice with thin powdered sugar icing, if desired.