Quick Celery-Cheese Loaf
3 cups flour -- sifted
1/4 cup sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup cheddar cheese -- shredded
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1 1/4 cups milk
Into large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. With
pastry blender, cut in shortening until coarse crumbs form. Stir in cheese and
celery seed; set aside.
In small bowl, mix milk and eggs until well blended. Add milk mixture to dry
ingredients; stir just until moistened. Pour batter into greased and waxed
paper-lined 9x5x3 loaf pan.
Bake in 350 degree oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until loaf is golden brown and
toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove; peel off waxed paper. Cool on rack. Makes 1 loaf.