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Apricot Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread

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Apricot Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread

Moist, dense, and delicious, this quick bread is great anytime ā€” with a salad or soup, as a dessert or snack, or with your morning coffee.


1 3/4  cups all purpose flour 1 1/2  teaspoons orange zest
1 3/4  cups whole wheat flour large eggs
1 1/2  teaspoons baking powder 1/2  cup orange juice
teaspoon baking soda cup organic low-fat vanilla yogurt
teaspoon salt cups apricots, chopped
1/2  cup butter, room temperature 2/3  cup walnuts, chopped
cup sugar 1 1/2  cups cranberries, chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 8 x 4" loaf pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, sift together all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in orange zest, and eggs one at a time. Add orange juice and yogurt (it might appear curdled). Combine wet and dry ingredients, and mix until well combined. Stir in apricots, walnuts, and cranberries. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool the bread completely in the pan before removing. Makes 12 slices.

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