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Apricot Raisin Loaf Recipe

Apricot Raisin Loaf

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"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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Original recipe makes 1 -9x5 inch loaf Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 25 mins


  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.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 13, 2010

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
Jan 16, 2004

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 threw the whole thing out.


8 Ratings

Jul 16, 2006

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

Aug 22, 2014

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 saved at least $6 this week in avoiding coffee shop treats!

Jan 21, 2014

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 it was as I started tossing in the fruits and nuts, but after pouring it into the pan, I was sure. It turns out pretty, as well, but hubs complained it was hard to put butter on because it was slippery. I had to bake for another 15 mins to finish. Thanks for the recipe!

Dec 10, 2012

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!

Oct 31, 2012

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.


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  • Calories
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 52.2 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 339 mg
  • 14%

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

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