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

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!

  • 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
  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
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.
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