This Halloween, surprise your guests with this sweet, moist treat.
One and one-third cup of wholemeal flour, self-rising
One-half teaspoon of baking powder
One teaspoon baking soda
One-half teaspoon each, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and pudding spice
One cup of caster sugar
Three-fourths cup of dried apricots
One and three-fourths cup of pumpkin puree
Juice and rind from a large orange
In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except puree, eggs, and orange juice and rind. Mix thoroughly. In a second bowl, beat together the last of the ingredients, and add to the first bowl. Pour batter into a prepared loaf pan, and bake at 350 degrees for fifty minutes.