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Pat Nixon's Apricot Nut Bread

This recipe comes from Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, former First Lady, sent to the ladies of Most Precious Blood Parish, Corpus Christi, Texas, when she was still First Lady.



  1. Beat egg. Stir in sugar and butter; mix well.
  2. Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add alternately with orange juice and water to the sugar mixture.
  3. Add apricots and nuts; mix well.
  4. Bake in loaf pan at 350 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours or until firm when tested.


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