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Apricot Raisin Loaf

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great flavorful loaf with plenty of fruits. Wait a day or two before cutting so it will be easy to cut. It will also have a better flavor."
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 289
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 -9x5 inch loaf)

Directions

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  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in apricots, raisins, nuts, and rind.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter or margarine, sugar, and 1 egg until smooth. Beat in second egg. Blend in orange juice. Pour in flour mixture all at once, and stir just to moisten. Scrape into greased 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until it tests done. Let stand 10 minutes, and then remove loaf from pan.
  4. Stir apricot jam and water together, and heat. Put through strainer. Spoon glaze over hot loaf. Cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 289 calories; 8.2 52.2 4.6 31 339 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I can't believe this has only 3 stars. I have been making this bread for years and get rave reviews. It really needs to rest 24 hours before slicing.

Most helpful critical review

This was awful!!! I should have been suspicious of the cup of orange juice. After an hour, it had burned on top, and the middle was nowhere near done! What did cook through tasted so bad, I t...

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This was awful!!! I should have been suspicious of the cup of orange juice. After an hour, it had burned on top, and the middle was nowhere near done! What did cook through tasted so bad, I t...

I can't believe this has only 3 stars. I have been making this bread for years and get rave reviews. It really needs to rest 24 hours before slicing.

This is a great loaf more of a loaf than bread, easy to make and tastes great. eat it warm with some butter.

Note that I made changes, so take this rating with a grain of salt! I only had about 2/3 C dried apricots, so I used dried figs to make up the difference. I used fig/orange jam on top instead of...

Perfect!! I'm not a great baker so I trust reviews when I try something. I used water instead of OJ and reduced sugar to 1/4 cup less. Perfect with coffee and warm with butter in the morning. I...

Um, this is basically a fruitcake without the alcohol and candied fruits. It's not bad, just not quite what I was expecting when I started making the recipe. However, I suspected it was what i...

This was brought to a Bunco game and everyone raved about it. It is very tasty and reminds me of a light fruit cake. Very yummy!

Wonderful bread! Not sure how the other bread did not turn out. A MUST TRY!!! I used butter instead, better taste & added some cinnamon & cloves too.