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Apricot Pecan Bread

 Apricot Pecan Bread
Enjoy slices of this fruit and nut quick bread alongside breakfast or as a snack any time of day. One loaf won't last long!
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and
  • baking powder. In another bowl, combine the egg, orange juice and
  • butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in
  • pecans and apricots.
  • Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 325° for
  • 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire
  • rack. Yield: 1 loaf.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 247 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.