Apricot Delight Cake


  This apricot cake will be a hit with fruitcake lovers. This cake combines a tangy apricot flavor with a sweet crunch topping.  
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This apricot cake will be a hit with fruitcake lovers. This cake combines a tangy apricot flavor with a sweet crunch topping.

 

Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 1 1⁄4 hours

Ingredients

Cake

1⁄2 cup
butter or margarine, softened
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt
1 package
8 OZ cream cheese, softened
1⁄4 cup
milk
1 1⁄4 cup
sugar
1 can
Solo Apricot Cake and Pastry Filling or 1 jar Baker Apricot Filling
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2  
eggs
2 cup
sifted all-purpose flour
1⁄2 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
baking powder

Topping

2 cup
flaked coconut
2⁄3 cup
brown sugar, firmly packed
1⁄3 cup
butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon
cinnamon

Instructions

To make this apricot cake recipe, preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and lightly flour 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Cream together softened butter (or margarine); cream cheese and sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs and beat thoroughly. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture, alternating with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Spread half of batter into prepared pan; spoon dollops of apricot filling on top; cover with remaining batter. Bake the apricot cake for 40 minutes. To make topping, combine coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon and melted butter. Sprinkle over cake. Place the apricot cake under broiler until topping is golden brown. 

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