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Apricot Loaf Cakes

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Ingredients
  Dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut up
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Oleo/Crisco 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Frozen orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), undiluted
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2) In warm water, soak the apricots for 30 minutes. Drain well.
3) In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, egg, shortening, water and juice.
4) Into a bowl, sift together the dry ingredients twice.
5) To the sugar mixture, gradually add the dry ingredients.
6) Now, add the drained apricots and chopped pecans. Mix well.
7) Into a loaf pan, pour this batter. Let stand for 20 minutes.

MAKING
8) Bake in the oven for 55 to 60 minutes.

SERVING
9) Slice and serve as required.

TIPS
You can prepare more batter by doubling the ingredients. Freeze and store the batter, for use later.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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