18 February 2010

Recipe: Upside Down Apricot Cake

   Photo from wikipedia.org
Paula A. Tomey-Allen

1 Box, 2 Layer Yellow Cake Mix
Ingredients Cake Mix calls for
1 Large Can Apricots, Drained, Diced, Reserve Juice
Apricot Juice You Reserved
1 Cup Dark Brown Sugar

In large mixing bowl, mix cake batter according to box directions, substituting apricot juice for water directions call for. 
Spray bottom of long cake pan with Pam No Stick Cooking Spray. Spread diced apricots around bottom of cake pan. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar. 
Spread batter over apricot and brown sugar mixture.

Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes. Check with toothpick.

Flip slices with turner quickly to serving plates to capture apricot and brown sugar mixture. Best if served warm.

Note: May substitute pineapple for apricots. Add pecan pieces to apricot mixture before adding batter.