Amish Bishop's Bread
- 2 3/4 cups sifted flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1 cup chopped maraschino cherries, well drained
- 1 cup raisins
- 5 eggs
- 1 1/4 cups sugar
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (real)
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
Add chips, nuts, and fruit. Stir to coat pieces with flour.
Beat eggs until foamy.
Add sugar gradually and continue beating till eggs are thick and light.
Blend in oil, milk and vanilla.
Add wet mixture to dry mixture, mixing thoroughly.
Divide batter evenly between two well-greased 4x8 baking pans.
Bake at 300 degrees F. for 55 to 65 minutes.
Cool completely before slicing.
Wrap in foil and store in fridge.