Apricot Orange Bread

Apricot Orange Bread


"This is a quick and easy recipe. It makes a delicious loaf that is both sweet and tart and has just a touch of chocolate."


1 h 10 m servings 330 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 330 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the orange juice, milk and egg; beat well. Gradually blend in the flour mixture. Stir in the apricots, chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool loaf in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  1. 11 Ratings


Outstanding flavor! I love this bread recipe. Its a definite keep at this house. After reading some of the reviews about dryness I used 2/3 cup of frozen orange juice concentrate and 1/4 cup wat...

Very thick batter, bread is a little dry, but has good flavor.

That bread is very delicious!

This bread tastes wonderful, but it's quite crumbly. Just slicing it is a challenge. If I make it again I would reduce the amount of apricots.

Delicious! BUT..... DOUBLE the OJ SKIP the Milk, Nuts, and Chocolate Chips ADD 1 Tbs. Grated Orange Peel Brilliant recipe otherwise. THANKS!!

This is very good orange bread if you like to make bread. It is light and fluffy. I didn't add the apricots, chips, or nuts so it was very plain but good. It doesn't have much orange flavor but ...

Following advice of others, I used 2/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. orange juice. Also only used 3/4 cup apricots and replaced mini chocolate chips for the regular. I made them into muffins. I really lik...

very dry recipe, needs more butter or something, flavor is good though. I would try increasing the fat to 1/2 to 3/4 c.

Really liked this bread. I love dried apricots and this was a great recipe to bake with them. I made 3 smalls loaves with mine. One without nuts and chocolate chips, one w/o chocolate chips a...