Pumpkin Spice Cake w/ Apricot Glaze

Pat DiMercurio

By
@javancookie

This recipe is a "put together" kind. You know the kind I mean; what have you got on the shelves and what can you make with it? Result... not too shabby.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/3 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/4 c
pumpkin puree
1/2 c
canola oil
2 1/2 Tbsp
powdered buttermilk
2/3 c
water
3 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
greek yogurt, fat free
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger powder
1/4 tsp
allspice, ground

GLAZE

1/2 c
apricot preserves
1/2 tsp
ginger powder
3-4 Tbsp
dark rum
1/4 c
toasted almonds, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°. Grease & flour a 9 x 13" baking pan.
2
Beat all ingredients in a large bowl, on low with an electric mixer, scraping bowl constantly, for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Pour into pan.
3
Bake until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, 45-50 minutes. Cool.
4
Warm the apricot preserves with the ginger and rum in the microwave on low. Blend well. Spoon onto cake before totally cooled. Sprinkle the toasted almonds over the glaze and cool completely.
May be served with ice cream or whipped cream, but this is a really moist cake and needs no further topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American