Beat butter and sugar in medium bowl until fluffy; beat in egg. Mix in combined flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt alternately with half-and-half, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in almonds and almond extract. Stir in pineapple and fruit and peel. Pour batter into, greased loaf pan, 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. Bake in preheated 325F oven until bread is golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.
Makes 1 loaf.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana