Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

From The Wise Encyclopedia of Cooking, 1948. Serving number is a guess.


  1. Wash apricots quickly but thoroughly in cold water. Place them in a saucepan.
  2. Add water, cover, and allow to soak 2-3 hours.
  3. Bring to boil (using the same water), cover, and simmer very gently for 15 minutes or until tender.
  4. Just before removing from heat, stir in sugar.
  5. Serve warm or cold with cream.