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Serve this apricot-filled pumpkin bread for breakfast during the Thanksgiving weekend, or present it to your hosts as a gift. You don't have to tell anyone that it starts with a bread mix.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
55 mins at 350°for large loaf or 30 minutes for small loaf
stand:
overnight
Servings:
16
Max Servings:
18
Yield:
1 large or 3 small loaves (16 to 18 servings)
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Fruited Pumpkin Loaf

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan or three 5-3/4x3x2-inch loaf pans; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, beat eggs with a whisk; whisk in the water, nectar, and oil. Using a wooden spoon, stir pumpkin quick bread mix into egg mixture until combined. Stir in pecans, the 1/2 cup apricots, and the cranberries.

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  • Spoon batter into prepared pan(s); spread evenly. Bake 8x4x2-inch pan for 55 to 65 minutes or 5-3/4x3x2-inch pans for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center(s) comes out clean.

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  • Cool in pan(s) on wire rack(s) for 10 minutes. Remove from pan(s). Cool completely on wire rack(s). Wrap and store overnight before slicing.

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  • If desired, pour Apricot Icing over bread and sprinkle with additional snipped apricots. Makes 1 large or 3 small loaves (16 to 18 servings).

Nutrition Facts (Fruited Pumpkin Loaf)

202 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 26mg; sodium 152mg; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 2g; protein 3g; vitamin a 437IU; vitamin c 0mg; calcium 30mg; iron 1mg.

Apricot Icing

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  • In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and enough apricot nectar to reach drizzling consistency.

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