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Apricot Cheese Bread

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Ingredients
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened (2 Packages Of 3 Ounce Each)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
For dough
  Dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, egg, flour and orange peel until smooth; set aside.
Soak apricots in warm water for 15 minutes; drain well.
Cut apricots into small pieces; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
In another bowl, beat the egg, orange juice, oil and water.
Stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in pecans and apricots.
Spoon two-thirds of the batter into a greased and floured 10-in fluted tube pan.
Top with cream cheese filling and remaining batter.
Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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