Apricot Cake

Apricot Cake Recipe

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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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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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Cream until light & fluffy butter, sugar & vanilla. Add eggs,one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3Sift together flour & baking powder.
4Fold 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.
5Bake in a greased & floured tube pan or 2 loaf pans in a 350 degree oven for 1 1/2 hours or until done.

About Apricot Cake

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