Apricot Cake Recipe

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Apricot Cake

Louise Walsh

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@Louise_Walsh

My family loves this cake. It is one that I make every year at Christmas. It's a favorite in my home.


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Rating:

Serves:

About 8-10 people

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
water
1/4 can(s)
sugar
11/2 c
dried apricots ,chopped
1 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
4
eggs
21/2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan, combine & simmer very gently,1 cup water,1/4 cup sugar & chopped apricots for 20 minutes.Remove from heat and cool completely.
2
Cream until light & fluffy butter, sugar & vanilla. Add eggs,one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3
Sift together flour & baking powder.
4
Fold half the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture and mix together. Fold in the cooled apricot mixture followed by the remaining dry ingredients.Mix until well blended.
5
Bake in a greased & floured tube pan or 2 loaf pans in a 350 degree oven for 1 1/2 hours or until done.

About this Recipe

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