Yummy Apricot Pecan Bread
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup finely chopped dried apricots
- 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
- 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, beat the milk, eggs and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the cheese, apricots and pecans. Spoon into two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter.
- Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze individual cooled loaves. To use, thaw at room temperature
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 189 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
Aug 4, 2011
Actually I haven't made this yet, but Iknow it will be on my list of quick bread recipes to prepare time and again! This recipe sounds delicious! Dawn E. Lowenstein
Mar 9, 2011
was okay but turned out really dry, I had to mix it w/ my sons yogurt or milk to get him to eat it for breakfast and he usually eats any sweet bread!
Oct 26, 2010
Very tasty, lots of texture. Took me longer to make than I expected.