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Ingredients

3 cups whole wheat flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1-1/4 cups milk
1 cup honey
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped dried apricots
1 cup chopped English walnuts

Instructions

In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Combine milk, honey, egg and oil. Pour over dry ingredients. Stir just enough to dampen flour. Gently fold in apricots and walnuts. Pour into greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool. For easier slicing, wrap and store overnight. Makes 1 loaf.

Connie Archer
Rock Island



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