Apricot Nut Bread

Apricot Nut Bread

I hope you’re all having a great start to your week! I was looking for a new recipe to try and found this on AllRecipes.com, Apricot Nut Bread. It’s so easy and tastes delicious. Let me know if you give it a try!
Recipe Summary test Servings: 12 Yield: 1 loaf


2 eggs

? cup shortening

1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves

½ teaspoon salt

1 ¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ cup white sugar

½ cup chopped walnuts

½ teaspoon baking soda


Drain apricots, and save syrup. Puree apricots in a food processor, adding syrup if necessary to make 1 cup.

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.

In 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.

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool on a rack.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 222 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 30.6g; fat 9.9g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 203.5mg.

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