Apricot Glaze

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Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

A light and refreshing glaze that adds delicious apricot flavor to quickbreads, poundcake and cupcakes. This makes any homemade treat tastes like it came from a French bakery. Use fresh squeezed orange juice and homemade preserves for an easy ooh, la, la touch of Paris! This is especially good with lemon poundcake.

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  • 1 cup apricot jam
  • 14 cup orange juice


  1. In a small sauce pan, combine the apricot jam with the orange juice. Stir to combine.
  2. Heat over medium high heat until boiling and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.
  4. Brush tops and sides of cooled breads or cakes with glaze and allow to set.