Gumdrop Bread

Wow! A crazy, colorful and quick bread that the kids will love!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup shortening
1 1/4
cups buttermilk
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
2
eggs
1
cup small gumdrop, cut in half
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottom only of loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches.
  • 2 Beat all ingredients except gumdrops and nuts in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 15 seconds. Beat on medium speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Stir in gumdrops and nuts. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing. For best results, wrap and refrigerate at least 8 hours before slicing.

Expert Tips

Hold the nuts! Some kids have serious nut allergies, so check with parents before sharing this gumdrop goodie.

Squeeze those gumdrops in the store. Look for soft and moist candies for best bread results.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
145
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
210 mg
210 %;
Total Carbohydrate
27 g
27 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.