Orange Apricot Loaf

A great loaf to warm you up on a cold, rainy day. It’s bursting with apricot and orange flavor and sure to put a pleasant smell in the air when it’s baked.

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×5 inch loaf


1/2 cup sultana raisins, chopped
1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
1 tablespoon orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
2 cups self-rising flour
3/4 cup milk

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    40 mins


    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan. In a small bowl, combine sultanas, apricots, orange rind and orange juice. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together. Beat in egg. Stir in fruit. Stir in flour alternately with milk. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.


Calories: 169 kcal
Carbohydrates: 31.1 g
Cholesterol: 26 mg
Fat: 3.8 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Protein: 3.4 g
Sodium: 301 mg