Apricot Carrot Bread

Nancy Allen


Love the flavors in this bread and the apple juice glaze sends it over the top.

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1 loaf
10 Min
50 Min


1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
finely grated carrots
1/2 c
motts natural apple sauce (or your favorite brand)
egg, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/3 c
dried apricots, snipped into small bits
1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 tsp
motts apple juice (or your favorite brand)


1Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 8x4 inch loaf pan with nonstick spray. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, combine sugar, carrots, applesauce, egg and oil.

2Stir apple sauce mixture into flour mixture just until moistened. (batter will be thick) Fold in apricots. Spread batter into prepared pan.

3Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center of loaf test done. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto wire rack; turn right side up. Cool completely. For best flavor, wrap loaf in plastic wrap or foil; store at room temperature overnight.

4Just before serving, in small bowl, combine powdered sugar and apple juice until smooth. Drizzle over top of loaf. Cut into 12 slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy