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    Apricot Gooey Cake

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    1 hrs

    25 mins

    35 mins

    Tamaretta's Note:

    Not sure where this came from....another handwritten note here for safe keeping. I have not made this yet, but it is a smaller cake (9 in sq pan)

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    Serves: 9



    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 cup dried apricot
    • 1 1/2 cups water




    1. 1
      Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      In small saucepan, combine apricots and water. Cook over med heat 15-20 mins or until tender, stirring frequently. Drain and puree apricots. Set aside.
    3. 3
      While apricots are cooking, grease and flour a 9-in square pan. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, beat sugar and 1/3 cup butter until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, lemon extract and egg, beat well. Alternately add dry ingredients and 2/3 cup water to sugar mixture. Stir in 3 Tablespoons of apricot puree. Pour batter into prepared pan.
    4. 4
      Bake for 25-35 minutes or until done. Cool slightly.
    5. 5
      FROSTING: In small saucepan, combine brown sugar, 2 Tbls butter and remaining apricot puree. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 min, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in coconut. Immediately spread over warm cake.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 08, 2010


      Not really sure if this should be 4-5 stars I wish there was 4 1l/2 So very yummy and easy to make. Unfortunately It took me several tries to make as I kept eating the dried apricots and did not have enough to make recipe. Once I finally made I was so glad I got a big package of apricots so I could make this recipe. I only had a little piece as others in my group devoured the cake. That is why I am unsure of the rating. Usually I save 5 stars for exceptional cake. I didn't eat enough to know if it was exceptional or I just like it a lot. though I suppose that is exceptional as I am in regards to food taste hard to please.

      I made as is only I greased pan and lined with aluminum foil so Cake would release from pan easily.

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    Nutritional Facts for Apricot Gooey Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 9

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 338.8
    Calories from Fat 119
    Total Fat 13.2 g
    Saturated Fat 8.8 g
    Cholesterol 48.3 mg
    Sodium 300.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 52.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 32.4 g
    Protein 3.8 g

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