Apricot Bars

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Total Time:
13 hours
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Base:
  • Maida - 1.5 cup
  • Butter - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar - 4 tbsp
  • Almond essence - 2-3 drops
  • For Topping:
  • Dried Apricots - 150 gm
  • Maida - 4.5 tbsp
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Almond Essence - 2-3 drops
  • Brown sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Eggs - 2
  • Lime rind - 1 tsp
  • Raisins - 2 tbsp
  • Chopped nuts - 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

How to Make Apricot Bars

  • Soak apricots overnight in just enough water to cover them completely.
  • Preheat the oven to 170 degree C.
  • Combine all the ingredients for the base. Press into a tray, (9"/12") greased and lined with butter paper.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or till the mixture is firm.
  • Meanwhile, drain the apricots, remove the seeds and chop the fruits
  • Mix the maida with baking powder and salt.
  • Beat brown sugar and eggs together.
  • Mix in apricots, maida, almonds, vanilla essence, nuts and raisins.
  • Spread on the baked base and bake further for 25-30 minutes or till the topping is set.
  • Cool and cut into bars.

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