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apricot nectar cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dawn Cook
Strafford, MO

Wonderful, moist sweet and sour lemon flavor with under tones of apricot nectar. I have been making this cake for 25 years and it is a cake that is requested from Co-workers, family and dear friends.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For apricot nectar cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix ( i like to use duncan hines classic yellow)
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    apricot nectar
  • 4
    eggs, separated and brought to room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon extract
  • 1
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar

How To Make apricot nectar cake

  • 1
    Preheat Oven 350 degrees. Grease and flour bundt pan
  • 2
    Combine; cake mix, oil, apricot nectar,egg yokes and lemon extract. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites until stiff, but still moist
  • 4
    Fold egg whites into cake batter using folding method
  • 5
    Bake 45-50 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean
  • 6
    !0 minutes before cake is done make lemon glaze. Juice of 1 lemon mixed with 2 cups of confectioner's sugar
  • 7
    When you have removed cake from oven, spoon about 1/2 of lemon glaze onto cake Keep cake in pan at this stage.
  • 8
    Let cake sit in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto cake plate. Spoon rest of glaze onto top of cake.
  • 9
    This cake freezes well.

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