Apricot Bourbon Cake Recipe

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Apricot Bourbon Cake

Debra Schweikert

By
@Schweik

I found this recipe years ago when I was in Columbus, OH. It is a perfect cake when you are looking for something unusual.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose, unbleached flour
1 3/4 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
vegetable oil
2 jar(s)
apricot baby food (4 1/2 oz each)
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves
1/2 c
apricot preserves

FROSTING

3 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
2-3 Tbsp
light cream or half-and-half
2 Tbsp
bourbon

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Combine all the cake ingredients except the apricot preserves and beat at medium speed for two minutes.
3Pour into two greased and floured 8"round pans, and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean; let cool in pans 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool on wire racks.
4To make the frosting, combine everything in a medium sized bowl and beat with a mixer until spreading consistency.
5To assemble, top one layer with the apricot preserves; top with second layer. Spread the top and sides with frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #bourbon, #Apricot