Apricot-Amaretto Bread Recipe
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This bread is great in a gift basket with fruits and cheese. You can also serve
it with brunch or have it for a snack.
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds, divided
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup skim milk
1/4 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg white
1 large egg
1 tablespoon sugar
Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apricots
and 3 tablespoons almonds; make a well in center of mixture.
Combine sugar and next 6 ingredients (sugar through egg) in a bowl; add to flour
mixture, stirring just until moist.
Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle
with 1 tablespoon almonds and 1 tablespoon sugar.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out
clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely
on wire rack.