Category - Bread

APRICOT CHEESE BREAD

    Apricot Cheese Bread

    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3/4 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
    2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    1 cup finely chopped dried apricots
    2 large eggs
    1 cup milk
    1/3 cup melted butter
    3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
    1 tablespoon melted butter
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

    In a large bowl, mix 2 1/2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking soda, 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add nuts, cheese and apricots and mix well.

    In a medium bowl, beat eggs, milk and melted butter to blend. Add mixture to dry ingredients and stir to moisten evenly.

    Butter and flour 2 (8 x 4-inch) loaf pans. Scrape batter equally into pans. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, the 1 tablespoon melted butter and the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over batter in pans.

    Bake at 350 degrees F until bread is well browned, springs back when lightly pressed in the center and begins to pull from pan sides, 30 to 35 minutes.

    Let stand in pans on a rack for about 10 minutes. Run a thin-bladed knife between bread and pan sides. Invert loaves onto rack and set upright to cool.

    Serve warm or cool.


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Title: Apricot Cheese Bread
Category:  Bread
Apricot Cheese Bread

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup finely chopped dried apricots
2 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/3 cup melted butter
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

In a large bowl, mix 2 1/2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking soda, 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add nuts, cheese and apricots and mix well.

In a medium bowl, beat eggs, milk and melted butter to blend. Add mixture to dry ingredients and stir to moisten evenly.

Butter and flour 2 (8 x 4-inch) loaf pans. Scrape batter equally into pans. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, the 1 tablespoon melted butter and the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over batter in pans.

Bake at 350 degrees F until bread is well browned, springs back when lightly pressed in the center and begins to pull from pan sides, 30 to 35 minutes.

Let stand in pans on a rack for about 10 minutes. Run a thin-bladed knife between bread and pan sides. Invert loaves onto rack and set upright to cool.

Serve warm or cool.



Recipe for Apricot Cheese Bread - goodcooking.com