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Apricot-Orange Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Apricot-Orange Bread recipe? Learn how to make Apricot-Orange Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ilffmonkey

Makes 12 servings



Hopefully delicious recipe! Makes 2 loaves, each loaf is 6 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot-Orange Bread

6 oz. of dried apricots cut into small pieces
2 cups water
2 tablespoons margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange peel
3 cups (sifted) whole grain flour
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Recipe Directions for Apricot-Orange Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly oil two 9x5-inch loaf pans.

  2. Cook apricots in water in a covered medium-size saucepan for 10-15 minutes or until tender but not mushy. Drain; reserve 3/4 cup liquid. Set apricots aside to cool.

  3. Cream together margarine and sugar. By hand, beat in egg and orange peel.

  4. Sift together flour, dry milk, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with reserved apricot liquid and orange juice.

  5. Stir apricot pieces and pecans into batter.

  6. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until bread springs back when lightly touched in center.

  8. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Remove from pan and completely cool on wire rack before slicing.

Categories

Breads, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 128.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
356mg
15%
Potassium
379mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
44.9g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
21.8g
Protein
7.1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 12% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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