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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak apricots for 20 minutes in hot water to cover. Drain and chop apricots into 1/4-inch pieces. Set aside.
2
Beat 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.
3
Pour 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