Apricot nut loaf

Apricot nut loaf


1 person made this

About this recipe: This sweet apricot and nut loaf cake with a hint of orange is perfect sliced, toasted and slathered with butter. Make it dairy free by using oil instead of butter.

Maida Black

Makes: 2 loaves

  • 110g (4 oz) dried apricots
  • 2 eggs
  • 220g sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 330g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 120ml orange juice
  • 1/2 orange, zested
  • 125g chopped nuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:30min soaking  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease two loaf tins.
  2. Soak the apricots in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain and cut into small pieces.
  3. Beat together eggs and sugar; add apricots, butter, flour, orange juice and zest. Fold in apricots and chopped nuts and pour into prepared tins.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaves comes out clean, 40 to 60 minutes.

Recently viewed

Reviews (0)

Write a review

Click on stars to rate