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Apricot Almond Tea Bread

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Dried apricots; coarsely
  • -chopped
  • 3/4 c Orange juice
  • 2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c Packed brown sugar
  • 3 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Butter or margarine; melted
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Slivered or whole natural
  • -almonds; toasted * and
  • -coarsely chopped


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch loaf
pan. In small saucepan bring apricots and juice just to boiling. Pour into
large bowl; cool to lukewarm. Add remaining ingredients except almonds. Mix
just to blend thoroughly. Gently mix in almonds. Turn into pan; level top.
Bake in center of oven about 1 hour, 15 minutes, until pick inserted into
center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn out of pan onto rack
to cool. While still slightly warm, wrap securely in plastic wrap or
aluminum foil. Slice to serve. Flavor is best if bread is allowed to stand
24 hours before serving.

Servings: 16 (1/2) slices

* To toast almonds, spread in an ungreased baking pan. Place in 350 degree
oven and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until almonds are light brown; stir once
or twice to assure even browning. Note that almonds will continue to brown
slightly after removing from oven.

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