Custard like cake with summer's finest fresh roasted apricots and caramelized sugar topping
Easy Apricot Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A simple one-bowl cake that bakes into a rich custard like cake with sweet roasted apricots and caramelized sugar finish. 

Servings: 8
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 pound sliced apricots
  • 1/4 cup sugar for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9 inch round springform baking pan.

  2. Beat butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Add eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.

  4. Stir in vanilla extract.

  5. Add flour, baking powder, and salt to mixture and stir until just combined.

  6. Pour in buttermilk, once again stirring until just combined. 

  7. Pour batter into pan and layer with sliced apricots. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup sugar over apricots. 

  8. Bake cake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean. 

  9. Cool cake completely before serving. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired. 

Recipe Notes

This recipe has been slightly adapted from Foodtasticmom 's French Strawberry Cake.