Festive Fruit Eggnog Bread
Category : Bread
21/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cups pecans
1 cup mixed candied fruit
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup dairy eggnog (Do not use churned.)
1/4 cup melted butter

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add pecans, and mixed fruit, mixing well until blended.

Combine eggs, eggnog, and butter. Add to dry ingredients, mixing until dry ingredients are moistened.

Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart loaf pan . Bake at 350*F (175*C) for 1 1/4 hours, or until done. Cool about 1 hour. Remove from pan. Frost with powdered sugar flavored with rum extract and decorate with candied fruit.