APRICOT BREAD

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Wouldn't this be nice with a large salad and some hot tea? Can't recall where this recipe came from, but is good slathered with butter or spread with a bit of apricot preserves.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

3/4 c
dried apricots
3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1
egg
1/4 c
water
1/2 c
orange juice
1 c
unbleached white flour
1 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
finely chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Soak apricots for 20 minutes in hot water to cover. Drain and chop apricots into 1/4-inch pieces. Set aside.
2Beat sugar, oil and egg together in a mixing bowl. Stir in water and orange juice. Add white flour, pastry flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, mixing until thoroughly combined. Stir in walnuts and apricots.
3Pour batter into a buttered 9-inch loaf pan and bake in a 350-degree oven for 55 to 65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 15 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to continue cooling.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #orange, #walnuts, #apricots