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DRIED APRICOT CAKE (1952)


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Why I Love This Recipe

This is an oldie but goodie. We enjoy it since it does make just a small cake.


Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup dried apricots
2 cups water
6 tablespoons of sugar

1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 cup of shortening
1 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup of water


Directions

Simmer first 3 ingredients together 30 min. Mash and measure 1/2 cup pulp.


Sift flour, salt, soda, and baking powder together 3 times. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat throughly. Add dry ingredients alternately with water and pulp in small amounts. Bake in greased cake pan in 350º. oven 45 minutes. Makes 1 (8x8 inch) cake.


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