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Apricot Bread



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 can apricot halves, drained
  • 1/4 cup apricot brandy or orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in eggs.
  3. Mash apricots and mix with brandy or orange juice.
  4. Sift dry ingredients and fold in alternately with apricot-juice mixture.
  5. Add pecans, and bake in two greased and floured loaf pans at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.

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