Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Happy New Year! Legend has it that the person that gets the piece of cake with the almond will have Goodluck!This is a delicious cake! I love apricots.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 package Pillsbury Plus yellow cake mix
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 12 cup water
  • 13 cup oil
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 whole almonds
  • Glaze

  • 12 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 -3 teaspoons orange juice


  1. Heat oven to 350Generously grease Bundt or 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Gently press 1/2 cup chopped Almonds into bottom and half way up sides of pan.
  3. In large bowl combine cake mix, 1/2 cup orange juice, water, oil, almond extract,& eggsBeat at low speed untill moist.
  4. Beat at high speed for 2 mins.
  5. Stir in whole almond carefully pour batter into prepared panBake at 350 for 30 to 45 mins.
  6. Cool upright in pan 10 mins.
  7. Invert onto serving plate.
  8. In small bowl combine all glaze ingredients.
  9. Blend well.
  10. Spoon over warm cake.
  11. Cool completely.
Most Helpful

I love apricot jelly so I thought this would be a sure winner but the cake tasted funny with the jelly-like glaze on top. A regular cream frosting would be much nicer with this I think.

scancan January 24, 2008