Almond Apricot Coffee Cake

Here’s a new recipe from  B & R Farms featuring two fabulous ingredients – apricots and almonds.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups slivered almonds, divided
1 jar B & R Farms Dried Apricots Preserves, divided
Powdered sugar (optional)

METHOD:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar and continue to beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, sour cream and extract and mix well.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Spread half of batter in greased and floured 12 cup bundt pan. Sprinkle batter with half of almonds. Spread half of apricot preserves over batter and almonds to within 1/2 inch of the edges.

Cover with remaining batter.

Spoon remaining preserves over batter within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.

Bake at 350°F for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Cool in pan for 15 minutes.

Carefully invert onto a serving platter. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

YIELD: 12-16 servings

 

SOURCE: B & R Farms

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