Apricot Loaf Cakes Recipe

Apricot Loaf Cakes picture


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings10
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Dried apricots1 Cup (16 tbs), cut up
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Oleo/Crisco2 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Frozen orange juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), undiluted
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 21.1 mg

Sodium 156.3 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 32.6 g

Protein 5 g9.2%

Vitamin A 13.1% Vitamin C 33%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2) In warm water, soak the apricots for 30 minutes. Drain well.
3) In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, egg, shortening, water and juice.
4) Into a bowl, sift together the dry ingredients twice.
5) To the sugar mixture, gradually add the dry ingredients.
6) Now, add the drained apricots and chopped pecans. Mix well.
7) Into a loaf pan, pour this batter. Let stand for 20 minutes.

8) Bake in the oven for 55 to 60 minutes.

9) Slice and serve as required.

You can prepare more batter by doubling the ingredients. Freeze and store the batter, for use later.
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