Apricot Bourbon Cake

Apricot Bourbon Cake Recipe

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Debra Schweikert

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@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

How to Make Apricot Bourbon Cake

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.

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About Apricot Bourbon Cake

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