2 1/2 cups all­ purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup poppy seed
1 1/4 cup prepared eggnog
1 1/2 Tbsp. grated orange peel
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 egg

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease loaf pan. Mix all ingredients together for 30 seconds, pour into loaf pan and bake 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Loosen sides from the loaf pan and remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.

Submitted by Theresa Power,Charlottetown

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2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
1 cup white sugar
1 cup cranberries (may be frozen)
1 egg
1/4 cup melted margarine or butter
3/4 cup orange juice

Combine all of the dry ingredients, add cranberries, egg, butter and juice. Bake at 350 F 50- ­60 minutes.

Submitted by Mary Paquet, Souris

2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cup white sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup melted butter
1 cup whole cranberries or whole cranberry sauce
1 cup chopped nuts or less (optional)

Stir dry ingredients into large bowl. Add rest of ingredients and mix only to moisten. Bake in a greased loaf pan or it makes 12 muffins. Bake 350 F hour for loaf (test after 40 minutes) and 20-30 minutes for muffins or until golden brown.

Submitted by Kay Ford, Souris.

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2 Cups All Purpose Flour
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Cup Butter Chilled
3/4 Cup Buttermilk

Combine sifted flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 sharp knives, cut in butter until mixture has consistency of coarse cornmeal.

Pour buttermilk into mixture (all at once) stirring lightly with a large fork until it forms a soft dough.

1/2 Cup Shortening
2 Cups Flour
2 Eggs
3 Medium Bananas Mashed
1 Cup Sugar
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/8 Teaspoon Salt
1/3 Cup Nuts
1/2 Cup Chopped Maraschino Cherries
1/4 Cup Chocolate Chips

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs and cream well. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes in loaf pan.

Submitted by Vivian Somerville, Charlottetown, PEI

2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream or (milk with 1 tsp. vinegar added, let stand 5 minutes).
1/4 cup oil
1 cup finely chopped apple


1/4 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter (soft)

In a large bowl, combine eggs, sour cream and oil. Add all at once to dry ingredients. Add apple. Put in muffin tins 2/3 full. Sprinkle on topping. Bake at 400 F 20-25 minutes.

1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup applesauce
1/4 cup butter or margarine melted
1 cup fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp. sugar