Apricot Bourbon Cake

Apricot Bourbon Cake Recipe

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Debra Schweikert


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


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25 Min
35 Min


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

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

How to Make Apricot Bourbon Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all the cake ingredients except the apricot preserves and beat at medium speed for two minutes.
  3. Pour 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.
  4. To make the frosting, combine everything in a medium sized bowl and beat with a mixer until spreading consistency.
  5. To assemble, top one layer with the apricot preserves; top with second layer. Spread the top and sides with frosting.

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About Apricot Bourbon Cake

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

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