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Apricot-Date Nut Bread (VRP 034)

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Apricot-Date Nut Bread

Apricot Date Nut Bread

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Apricot Date Nut Bread
Yield: 2 loaves

Apricot Date Nut Bread

Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup apricots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Pour the boiling water over the dates and apricots
  2. Let stand until ready for use
  3. Mix the butter and sugar together and then stir in the egg
  4. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt
  5. Drain the water from the dates and apricots and add the water to the egg mixture alternatively with the flour mixture
  6. Fold in the apricots, dates, nut, and vanilla
  7. Place in two 4" x 8" loaf pans
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour

Apricot-Date Nut Bread


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