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Apricot Nut Bread

If you like apricots--you'll love this one.
Servings12

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Steps

  1. 1Drain apricots, and save syrup. Puree apricots in a food processor, adding syrup if necessary to make 1 cup.
  2. 2Whisk together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
  3. 3In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, and beat fill fluffy. Add flour mixture alternately with apricot puree to the creamed mixture. Stir in nuts. Spread batter into a greased and floured 9 x 5 loaf pan.
  4. 4Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool on a rack.
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