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A River of Recipes: Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods by the USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, public domain government resource—original source of recipe

  • Can be frozen.



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans.
  3. In a large bowl, beat oil, eggs, plums, and applesauce on low speed.
  4. Gradually add flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and baking powder to applesauce mixture.
  5. Beat all ingredients on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
  6. Gently stir in raisins and walnuts. Pour into pans.
  7. Bake at 350°F until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.
  8. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans with knife; remove from pans. Cool completely before slicing.
  9. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days or refrigerate up to 10 days.