|Chopped dried apricots||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Seedless raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||1 Large|
|Orange||1 Large, juiced|
|Boiling water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||2 Tablespoon, melted|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg||1 Large, beaten|
|Sifted flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped nuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease and flour loaf pan.
Place apricots, raisins, and grated rind in large mixing bowl.
Add boiling water to orange juice to make 1 cup liquid; add to fruit.
Stir in baking soda, sugar, butter, and vanilla.
Stir in egg.
Sift in flour and baking powder; stir.
Blend in nuts.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes or until lightly browned.
Turn out on wire rack to cool.