1/2 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup fresh mango, peeled and diced
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. finely grated lime rind
1/4 lb. pecans, shelled and chopped
1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
Rind of 1 lime, finely grated
1-2 tbsp. lime juice
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting top of quick bread
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
In large bowl, beat oil with sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to sugar mixture. Fold in mango, lime juice, grated lime rind and nuts. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree F (180 C) oven for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
In separate bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and grated lime rind. Add lime juice until mixture is spreading consistency. Drizzle over loaf. Sprinkle with additional sifted confectioners' sugar if desired.
Makes 1 (9 x 5-inch) loaf.
Date: Aug. 4, 2002