Dried apricots add their tangy flavor as well as colorful flecks of gold to this quick bread recipe.




  • Heat oven to 350°F. Coat nonstick 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan with cooking spray.

  • Combine apricots, raisins and water in bowl. Let stand 15 minutes, until most of water is absorbed.

  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda in large bowl.

  • Mix milk, butter and egg in measuring cup.

  • Make well in flour mixture; add milk mixture, dried fruit with remaining water and nuts. Stir liquid into flour mixture just until evenly moistened. Scrape into pan.

  • Bake in 350°F oven 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack 5 minutes. Turn bread out on rack; let cool.

Nutrition Facts

254 calories; 8 g total fat; 29 mg cholesterol; 275 mg sodium. 43 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein;