ALMOND APRICOT BUNDT CAKE

Jewel Hall

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This is a good combination of two of my favorite foods, Almonds and Apricots. It has a little tang of orange flavor. A popular recipe with the Canadian Living Test Kitchen.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2 medium
eggs
1 Tbsp
grated orange rind
3/4 Tbsp
almond extract
3/4 c
slivered, dried apricots
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
ground almonds
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
sour cream

GLAZE

2/3 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
orange juice
1/4 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease 10 cup tube pan or Bundt Pan; set aside.Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2
In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy,beat in eggs, one at a tine; beat in orange rind and almond extract. Stir in apricots. In separate bowl, whisk together flour,ground almonds,baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir half of this mixture into butter mixture. Stir sour cream into butter mixture; stir in remaining flour mixture. Scrape into prepared pan.
3
Bake until cake tester inserted in center of cake come out clean, about 45 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan to rack.
4
GLAZE: In small bowl, whisk together sugar, orange juice, and almond extract; brush over hot cake. Let cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes