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       Title: Apricot Nut Bread
  Categories: Breads
       Yield: 1 servings
       1 cn Apricot halves (16 oz.)
     1/3 c  Shortening
   1 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Soda
     1/2 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Chopped walnuts
      Drain apricots, reserving juice.  Press apricots through sieve. Add
   enough reserved syrup or juice to make 1 cup; set aside.  Cream sugar
   and shortening together until fluffy.  Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating
   well after each addition.  Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed
   mixture. Add apricots.  Stir just until all ingredients are
   moistened. Stir in walnuts.  Spoon batter into well greased loaf pan.
   Bake at 350 F. for 50 minutes or until bread tests done. Remove from
   pan and place on rack to cool. Courtesy Telephone Pioneers
   BillSpalding *P CRBR 38 A