A colorful loaf with a crisp crust. Serve plain, or with butter and cream cheese.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add apricots, cranberries, and nuts. Toss lightly until fruit is coated. In small bowl combine eggs, milk, butter, and lemon peel. Pour over dry ingredients and stir until moistened. Do not overmix. Pour into greased pan and bake 60 to 70 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then finish cooling on a rack.