Bread Machine Recipes

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Apricot Spice Bread

Cooking Directions:
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=== SMALL 1 lb LOAF ===
1/2 cup dried apricots
1/2 cup water
2 1/4 cups bread flour
1 tablespoon dry milk
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground anise seed
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
3/8 cup apricot nectar - (to 1/2 cup)
1 tablespoon canola, safflower, or sunflower oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons active dry yeast
=== LARGE 1 1/2 lb LOAF ===
2/3 cup dried apricots
2/3 cup water
3 cups bread flour
1 1/2 tablespoons dry milk
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground anise seed
3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup apricot nectar - (to 3/4 cup)
2 tablespoons canola, safflower, or sunflower oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 package active dry yeast

Place the apricots and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
Remove from the heat and allow to steep for 5 minutes. Drain the
apricots, reserving the liquid, and spread them out on a double thickness
of paper towels. Allow the apricots and the liquid to cool to room

Place all ingredients in machine according to manufacturers directions --
EXCEPT APRICOTS. Measure the reserved cooking liquid and add enough
apricot nectar to measure 5/8 cup for the 1-pound loaf and 7/8 cup for the
1 1/2-pound loaf. Select "whole wheat" bread setting; crust color medium.
Chop the apricots. Add at "beep"

This recipe yields 1 loaf.

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