Orange Nut Bread

(from the kitchen of Carol Linkkila)
From Bruce & Jill's Favourite Family Recipes

1 medium orange
1 cup raisins
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 beaten egg
2 cups flour
1/5 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup nuts

Squeeze juice from orange into 8 oz measuring cup; add boiling water to fill. Blend orange rind in food processor with raisins. Add orange juice. Stir in shortening, vanilla and egg. Add dry ingredients and beat well. Stir in nuts. Bake in wax-paper lined loaf pan at 350 degrees for an hour.

From the Dinner Co-op