BUTTER PECAN CAKE WITH APRICOTS

Marlene Fields Recipe

By Marlene Fields maggie325

I bought a box of Betty Crocker's Butter Pecan Cake mix. On the box I noticed that I could access this great recipe directly on the Betty Crocker web site. What a smashing success this cake was!
Try it; you won't be disappointed. Our friends loved it and I was asked to share the recipe with several of them.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
15 - 20
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 box
betty crocker super moist butter pecan cake mix
1 c
water
1/4 c
vegetable oil
3
eggs
1 can(s)
(15 1/2 oz.) apricot halves, drained and chopped
3/4 c
apricot preserves
1
12 oz. container betty crocker whipped whipped cream frosting
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pecan halves
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees. (325 degrees for dark or non-stick pan). Grease bottom only of a 9 x 13 pan with shortening or cooking spray. I use Pam Baking Spray.
2
In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and chopped apricots with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
3
Bake 37 - 43 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.
4
Spread apricot preserves evenly over top of cake. Spread frosting over preserves. Garnish with pecan halves. Store at room temp, loosely covered.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
  • Comments

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    Marlene Fields maggie325 - Jul 4, 2011
    Marlene Fields [maggie325] has shared this recipe with discussion groups:
    TRIED & TRUE RECIPES
    Semi-Homemade!!
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    Diane Morrison GGD - Feb 3, 2012
    Marlene this one sounds so good and easy to fix, I have been collecting new cake and other dessert recipes and your's is a winner for sure. When I make each one I will want to have people over to share your wonderful cake. Thank you for sharing and I have shared it on FB with my friends around the world, for we have travel out of the country and have made friends with people from many countries.
  • user
    Marlene Fields maggie325 - Feb 23, 2012
    Hi Diane, thanks for the comment. This is one of the best cakes ever, in my "humble" opinion.
  • user
    Evelyn Fleischbein Johnfrancis - Mar 21, 2012
    HI Diane, I am always looking for apricot recipes & use Butter Pecan cake mix but never thought to add apricots. I am making this for a church dinner tonight. Its so easy to make.
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    Bridget Carr grabyourapron - Sep 20, 2012
    Marlene~ I like that this sounds VERY YUMMY without too much fuss for those crazy days when you want an impressive dessert for guests but don't have a lot of extra time to spare. Thanks for sharing! Happy baking!!!