Apricot Preserve Nut Bread

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 55 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 14 cups sifted flour
  • 2 12 teaspoons baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon baking soda
  • 34 teaspoon salt
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 tablespoons melted shortening or 2 tablespoons salad oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 12 cup lemonade or 12 cup orange juice


  1. Sift dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add nuts, shortening, egg, preserves, and juice.
  3. Stir until mixture is dampened, but not smooth.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan and bake at 350 for 55 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.


Most Helpful

This bread had a very nice apricot flavor and we loved how the top got a little crunchy! The only substitute I had to make was peach juice in place of orange juice or lemonade. I was anxious to try the recipe and only had the peach juice. Thanks for a great bread that my whole family enjoyed.

Sherri35 April 08, 2003

I've made tons of quick breads, but this one just didn't make it. It was very bland with barely a trace of any apricot flavor. Also, the texture was not up to par, it was neither cakey nor bready, just mushy.

Meryl May 25, 2004

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