APRICOT AND COCONUT CAKE
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APRICOT AND COCONUT CAKE

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Cooking time

2 hours or more cooling time

Servings

Serves 8

a real tea time treat and so easy to make

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Ingredients

  • 200g apricots [ready to eat ones] chopped small
  • 275 self raising flour
  • 75g desiccated coconut [ or ground almonds or half and half]
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 225g soft margarine
  • 225gcaster sugar
  • 4 eggs

Method

    preheat the oven to 160/325/gas3/ measure all ingredients into large bowl and beat well for 2 min then pour in to a 2litre loaf tin that has been well greased. bake for 1-1/2 hours or until skewer comes out of cake clean. leave to cool in tin for 10min and turn out .enjoy with a nice cuppa

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debster9's picture

Just made this cake, using half almonds and half coconut. Only had 1 orange to zest, and the mix seemed a little stiff so added a splash of milk. It's absolutely delicious and I will definitely be making it again.

nance1's picture

Can't wait to make it lovely recipe Royston

nance1's picture

this simple little cake is lovely will be a regular
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margaretpendry's picture

Used the recipe just as printed and have also used coconut and
stem ginger- even nicer.

flirtinflight's picture
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Lovely cake but disappointed that the flavour from the coconut didn't come through. Next time I would just use ground almonds.

poundsandounces's picture
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Made this cake today. Very easy to make, took about 1 and 1/2 hours to cook. Was delicious, hubby loved it!!!

sbaileyhawke's picture
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A really nice easy cake, delicious.

nadella's picture

Hiya, is that bake for an hour and a half or one hour to an hour and a half please?

cruachan's picture
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This cake is delicious and when apricots are plentiful I make a few and put them in the freezer. I also used half coconut and half almonds. Any body who has had a slice of it come back for more.

kmanganport's picture

this cake looks good and easy to make will make it soon

castlescats's picture

Reduce the temperature by 20 degrees for a fan oven.

patsyann18's picture

I certainly want to try this recipe it looks great but should the temperature be reduced for fan ovens?

hudson20's picture
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I had intended to make one as per recipe using apricots and ground almonds and another one using cherries, sultanas and coconut. All went well until I split the mixture. I added the apricots and ground almonds to half but instead of adding the cherries, sultanas and coconut to the other half I added to the apricot mixture! Then mixed all together and poured into the 2 tins. Delicious, even if discovered by default!!

firely's picture
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Very easy to make , made it 3 times so far , have passed it on to friends, who enjoy making it also

Clair-Renee's picture

This is such a delicious cake, its so easy, even the kids can make it! They did and i enjoyed it with my cuppa lol! Higly recommend trying this one! X

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