Cream Cheese Apricot Bread

    Cream Cheese Apricot Bread

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    1hour25min


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    Layered with a sweet creamy orange filling, this apricot and nut bread is unlike any you have tried before. No butter needed to serve this bread, it's so moist.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 loaf

    • Bread Layer
    • 1 cup (150g) dried apricots
    • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    • 2 cups (250g) flour
    • 1 cup (220g) sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 60g butter
    • 1 egg
    • 3/4 cup orange juice
    • 1 cup (130g) chopped nuts
    • Creamy Layer
    • 250g cream cheese
    • 1/3 cup (70g) sugar
    • 1 tablespoon flour
    • 1 egg

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Extra time:15min soaking  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Grease a loaf tin. Soak dried apricots in a bowl of hot water for 15 minutes, then drain.
    2. Mix 2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and bicarb soda. Slowly mix in butter, 1 egg, orange juice, chopped nuts and apricots. Set aside.
    3. In a separate bowl mix together cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 egg and orange peel.
    4. Pour 1/2 the bread batter into greased loaf tin then pour in the cream cheese mixture, then layer with the remaining bread mixture. Bake in preheated oven for about 50 minutes.

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