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Apricot Nut Bread

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Ingredients
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Lightly coat a 7-cup bread mold with butter
2) In a bowl, place water and soak the apricots in it.
3) In another bowl beat together egg, oil, sugar, orange juice, and salt, until light and fluffy.
4) Add the apricot along with the water and walnut to the egg mixture.

MAKING
5) In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and soda.
6) Whisk the flour mixture into the egg mixture, until well blended.
7) Stream the egg mixture in the bread mold.
8) Lightly cover the mold with foil.
9) Place in a slow cooker on high heat.
10) Cook for 2 to 3 hours or until a wooden skewer inserted in the center of the bread, comes out clean.
11) While cooking do not open the lid.

FINALIZING
12) Remove the bread tin from the cooker and allow to cool for 30 minutes in the mold.
13) Turn the mold upside down to remove the bread.
14) Place the bread on a wire rack and leave it to cool completely.

SERVING
15) Slice the bread and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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