Apricot Cheese Loaf

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A fruit-laden and slightly tart loaf. Excellent with tea or coffee.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 -9x5 inch loaf

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons margarine

  • ½ cup cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.

  2. Pour boiling water over apricot pieces in a small bowl. Cool.

  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and dates.

  4. In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine, cream cheese, and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Stir in cooled apricots and water. Pour in flour mixture, and stir until moistened. Turn batter into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until it tests done. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove from pan to rack. Cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
7g Fat
49g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 253mg 5%

* 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.

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