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Apricot Orange Bread Recipe
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Apricot Orange Bread

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"This is a quick and easy recipe. It makes a delicious loaf that is both sweet and tart and has just a touch of chocolate."

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Original recipe makes 1 loaf Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the orange juice, milk and egg; beat well. Gradually blend in the flour mixture. Stir in the apricots, chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool loaf in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 50 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 10 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 03, 2003

Outstanding flavor! I love this bread recipe. Its a definite keep at this house. After reading some of the reviews about dryness I used 2/3 cup of frozen orange juice concentrate and 1/4 cup water.It turned out so moist and flavorful.The combination of orange, apricot and chocolate is so tasty. In spite of the changes in liquid ratio I felt it was still crumbly. Next time I will reduce the flour by 1/4 cup and see if that improves on the crumbly texture. Thanks for another delicious recipe Corwynn!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 11, 2003

Very thick batter, bread is a little dry, but has good flavor.

 
Apr 11, 2003

That bread is very delicious!

 
Apr 11, 2003

This bread tastes wonderful, but it's quite crumbly. Just slicing it is a challenge. If I make it again I would reduce the amount of apricots.

 
Dec 28, 2010

Delicious! BUT..... DOUBLE the OJ SKIP the Milk, Nuts, and Chocolate Chips ADD 1 Tbs. Grated Orange Peel Brilliant recipe otherwise. THANKS!!

 
Feb 18, 2003

This is very good orange bread if you like to make bread. It is light and fluffy. I didn't add the apricots, chips, or nuts so it was very plain but good. It doesn't have much orange flavor but if accompanied by fruit or maybe orange glaze it could be more flavorful without the extra ingredients. It's quite crumbly and a little dry, so probably shouldn't be used for entertaining.

 
Jan 14, 2010

Following advice of others, I used 2/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. orange juice. Also only used 3/4 cup apricots and replaced mini chocolate chips for the regular. I made them into muffins. I really like them, even though they don't have a very "wow" flavor. They're just very mellow, but still yummy.

 
Dec 29, 2004

very dry recipe, needs more butter or something, flavor is good though. I would try increasing the fat to 1/2 to 3/4 c.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 330 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 54.2 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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