Apricot Cake

Apricot Cake

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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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About 8-10 people
35 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1/4 can(s)
  • 11/2 c
    dried apricots ,chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 4
  • 21/2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder

How to Make Apricot Cake


  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.

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About Apricot Cake

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

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