Mincemeat Bread

My Father loved mincemeat so I found this wonderful recipe that I made for him every year. You find out, that even people who don't like mincemeat love this bread. Moist and spicy with tons of flavor!!!

Rind of 1 orange, grated

Juice of 1 orange

Boiling water

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup mincemeat (from the jar, not the box)

1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place orange juice and rind in 1 cup and fill to brim with boiling water.  Cream butter or margarine.  Add sugar.  Mix and add egg.  Add orange mixture and dry ingredients, mixing well.  Stir in mincemeat and nuts.  Bake in bread pan that has been well greased, for 50 to 60 minutes.