Honey Bread

Recipe Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup honey
2 1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
3 tbsp. rum
2 tsp. cinnamon
4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp. finely grated orange rind

Stir together the boiling water, sugar, honey, baking soda and salt until the sugar dissolves. Mix in thoroughly, the rum and cinnamon. Stir the flour in slowly to make a smooth batter. Add the grated orange rind. Pour the batter into a well buttered loaf pan(9x5x3). For the first 10 minutes bake in a very hot oven 450 degrees. Then reduce temperature to 350 degrees for one hour or until tests done. Turn onto wire rack to cool.

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