Apricot Nut Bread

Recipe by Caryn
READY IN: 1hr 20mins

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    cups flour
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 3 12
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 3
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 12
    cup milk
  • 34
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1
    cup nuts, chopped
  • 1
    cup dried apricot, chopped
  • orange rind, grated,to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, cook the apricots in water until soft; drain.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Generously grease and lightly flour two 7x3x2-inch loaf pans.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; mix well.
  • Stir in butter, milk, orange juice, and egg; mix well.
  • Fold in dried apricots, nuts, and orange peel.
  • Spoon into prepared pans.
  • Bake 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool on rack 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Cool completely.
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