Combine gingerbread mix with corn meal and salt in large bowl; stir in milk until mixture is evenly moist. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 min. Stir in raisins. Pour into a greased and floured 7 or 7 cup mold. Cover with foil and tie. Put a trivet or metal rack in Crock Pot. Pour 2 cups hot water in the pot. Place the filled mold on the rack or the trivet. Cover the pot and cook on high for 3 – 4 hours or until the bread is done. Remove from pot and cool on a rack for 5 min. Loosen the edges with a knife and turn out on a rack and cool slightly. Serve warm with butter or cream cheese.
With mixer, beat eggs until light and foamy. Add oil, sugar, grated zucchini and vanilla. Mix well. Stir dry ingredients with nuts. Add to zucchini mixture. Mix well. Pour into greased and floured 2 pound coffee can or 2 quart mold. Place in Crock Pot. Cover top with 8 paper towels. Cover and bake on high 3 to 4 hours.
DO NOT CHECK OR REMOVE cover until last hour of baking. Let stand 5 minutes before unmolding.
Place the apricots on a chopping block. Sprinkle 1 T flour over them. Dip a knife into the flour and chop the apricots finely. Flour the knife often to keep the cut up fruit from sticking together. Sift the remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into a large bowl. Combine the milk, egg, orange peel, and oil. Stir the flour mixture and the whole wheat flour. Fold in the cut up apricots, any flour left on the cutting block and the walnuts. Pour into a well greased, floured baking unit. Cover and place on a rack in the slow cooker, but prop the lid open a fraction with a toothpick or a twist of foil to let excess steam escape. Cook on High for 4 to 6 hours. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
Cream together shortening and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Add dry ingredients alternately with mashed banana; stir in raisins. Grease a 4-cup can and pour batter in it. Cover top with paper towels (6 to 8) and place on rack in cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours (or until bread is done).