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Lemon Bread with Apricots

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Lemon Bread with Apricots
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16
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Slices of this citrusy apricot bread will add a special touch to any breakfast or brunch. It takes only 20 minutes to mix and put in the oven.
Aug 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 bag (6 oz) dried apricots, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Grated lemon peel strips

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch (1 1/2-quart) glass loaf dish with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. In medium bowl, beat eggs and granulated sugar with wire whisk. Stir in milk, butter, 2 teaspoons lemon peel and the apricots. Using rubber spatula, fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until moistened (batter may be slightly lumpy; do not overmix). Pour into dish.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over bread. Garnish with lemon peel strips. Cut with serrated knife.

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