Appetizers & Side Dishes

Apricot Nut Bread

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 60 min  |  Servings: 1 loaf  |  Calories: 209
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Apricot Nut Bread
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
60 min
1 loaf

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.

Serving Size 1 loaf

Calories 209

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 9.00g 14%
Sat. Fat 2.10g 10%
Mono Unsat. Fat 1.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 4.60g
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 253mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 22RE
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%