Passion Fruit Pineapple Bread

Author: 
Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 1 Lee Ann Panee Akiona, '78

 

 
 

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Liliko‘i is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. We are familiar with the yellow-fruited liliko‘i, which is used commercially for desserts and beverages. However, there is also a dull purple liliko‘i which grows wild in many forests of Hawai‘i. It is introduced and is said to have been named after Liliko‘i, Maui where it was first grown.

1 ¾   cups flour

¼   teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons baking powder

½   teaspoon salt

¾   cup brown sugar, firmly packed

3 teaspoons butter or oleomargarine

2 eggs

1 cup crushed pineapple, drained

½   cup passion fruit concentrate

Sift first four ingredients in a large bowl.  Add chopped nuts; stir to blend.  Cream brown sugar, butter and eggs until light and fluffy.  Add passion fruit juice and crushed pineapple.  Blend in flour mixture until well blended.

Pour into a greased 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pan.

Bake:   350*F

Time:    50 - 60 minutes

Yield:    One 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pan.

                                                                                                Lee Ann Panee Akiona ‘78