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Apricot Pecan Bread

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Mashed banana 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried apricots 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to 350° F.

MAKING
1. In a bowl, mix flour, wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Keeaside.
2. Using a hand blender, cream butter; gradually add sugar, whisking well.
3. Break in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
4. In a different bowl, mix banana and milk; pour into the creamed mixture. Then pour everything into the dry ingredients.
5. Mix in apricots and pecans.
6. Transfer batter into a greased and floured 8 1/2- x 4 1/2-x 3-inch loaf pan.
7. Bake for 1 hour or until when a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
8. Let the bread cool in pan 10 minutes.
9. Take away from pan, and let cool completely on a wire rack.

SERVING
10. Make slices and serve with cream and tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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