Appetizers & Side Dishes

Apricot Nut Bread Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 60 min  |  Servings: 9  |  Calories: 209
47 ApricotNutBread
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
60 min
Servings
9
Calories
209

Make this beautiful and tasty dried fruit and nut bread for any season and any reason! What really brings all of the ingredients together is Sargento® Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese. Its savory yet mild flavor adds just enough heartiness to this otherwise sweet and citrus bread. Give it a try and we’re sure you’ll be baking it regularly after you’ve had a taste!

Ingredients
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Directions
  1. Place apricots and water in small saucepan; heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 8 minutes or until water is absorbed. Set aside to cool.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Whisk together orange juice, egg and oil; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Stir in apricots, cheese and walnuts.
  3. Spread batter into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 1 hour or until pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack before removing bread from pan.

Nutrition Facts
9 Servings
Serving Size: (65g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 grams
Saturated Fat 2.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.8 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.6 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 28 grams
Dietary Fiber 1 grams
Protein 5 grams
Vitamin A 22RE
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.