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apricot carrot bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

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

(1 rating)
yield 1 loaf
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For apricot carrot bread

  • 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)
  • 1
    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)

How To Make apricot carrot bread

  • 1
    Preheat 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.
  • 2
    Stir apple sauce mixture into flour mixture just until moistened. (batter will be thick) Fold in apricots. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  • 3
    Bake 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.
  • 4
    Just before serving, in small bowl, combine powdered sugar and apple juice until smooth. Drizzle over top of loaf. Cut into 12 slices.

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