Apricot Nut Bread

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If you like apricots--you'll love this one.

1
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves

  • cup shortening

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Drain apricots, and save syrup. Puree apricots in a food processor, adding syrup if necessary to make 1 cup.

  2. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.

  3. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, and beat fill fluffy. Add flour mixture alternately with apricot puree to the creamed mixture. Stir in nuts. Spread batter into a greased and floured 9 x 5 loaf pan.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool on a rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
10g Fat
31g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 204mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.