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       Title: Apricot Bread
  Categories: Breads
       Yield: 1 servings
     1/2 c  Packed dried apricots               1 c  Brown sugar)
     1/3 c  Water                               2 tb Butter
       2 c  Whole wheat pastry flour            1    Egg
       1 tb Baking powder                     1/3 c  Orange liqueur
     1/4 ts Baking soda                       3/4 c  Chopped pecans
     1/2 c  Maple syrup (OR                
   Soak apricots for 20 minutes in water.  Mix together flour, baking powder,
   and baking soda.  In another bowl, beat maple syrup, butter and egg.  Drain
   water from apricots into orange liqueur.  Stir flour into butter mixture a
   little at a time, alternating with liqueur mixture.  Stir in apricots and
   nuts.  Pour batter into lightly oiled 9 x 5 loaf pan.  Bake at 350
   degrees 45-60 minutes. Bread will be golden brown and tooth pick will come
   out clean when finished. Cool before cutting.