Apricot Bread

  • Yield: 16 servings


1cup diced dried apricots
1large egg
1cup sugar
2tablespoons (1/4 stick) light stick margarine, melted
2cups all-purpose flour
1tablespoon baking powder
1/4teaspoon baking soda
3/4cup orange juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. Pour boiling water over the apricots to cover and let stand 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat the egg, then stir in the sugar. Add the melted margarine.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add alternately with the orange juice to the sugar mixture. Stir in the apricots.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 141
  • Fat 1.3g
  • Saturated Fat .2g
  • Cholesterol 13mg
  • Sodium 145mg