Caramelized apricot cake

2014-06-18
  • Servings : 14 slices
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h
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If you want to make a good impression, prepare this caramelized apricot cake with excellent presentation. And it’s so tasty… a delight!

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 10 apricots
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) sugar to caramelize
  • 5 eggs

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Place 200 grams / (7 ounces) sugar in a saucepan and let the sugar caramelize over low until it stays with a brownish color. Turn off the heat and grease a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) with the caramelized sugar. Cut 6 apricots in half and remove the kernel. Place them in the bottom of the prepared pan and set aside.

    Step 2


    1. In an electric mixer beat on medium speed the eggs and the sugar until obtain a creamy and homogeneous texture. Then, add the cinnamon, without stop beating. Reduce the mixer speed to low and add the flour mixed with the baking powder. Finally, fold with a spatula the remaining apricots cut into small pieces.

    Step 3


    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until it starts to gain color (just like on the picture) and in the middle is a little bit higher than the rest of the cake, about 40 to 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4


    1. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Caramelized apricot cake | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (14 slices):

Calories: 190
 
Total Fat: 2 g(3%)

 
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)
 
Cholesterol: 75 mg(25%)
 
Sodium: 65 mg(3%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 40 g(13%)
 
Protein: 4 g
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