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Apricot-Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Apricot-Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Apricot-Cream Cheese Pound Cake

2 Hr(s) 40 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
2 Hr(s) 25 Min(s) Cook
Experience the sweet and tangy flavor of our Apricot-Cream Cheese Pound Cake. Topped with fresh apricots to complement the sweet cream cheese filling, Apricot-Cream Cheese Pound Cake is the perfect way to liven up dessert.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
2 cups cake flour
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
4 eggs
3/4 cup apricot preserves
2 tsp. powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 325°F.
2
Combine flour and baking powder. Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add granulated sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add dry pudding mix and water; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended.
3
Pour 2/3 of the batter into greased and floured 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan. Use back of spoon to make "trench" in center of batter; spoon preserves into trench. Cover with remaining batter. Gently spread batter to completely cover preserves, being careful to not allow preserves to not touch sides of pan.
4
Bake 1 hour 15 min. to 1 hour 25 min. or until toothpick inserted near center of cake comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 15 min. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert onto wire rack; gently remove pan. Cool cake completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Serve topped with thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping and fresh apricot slices.
Tip 2
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Tip 3
How to
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Tip 4
Savoir-faire
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Tip 5
Substitute
Substitute 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour for the 2 cups cake flour. NOTE: Cake flour, made from soft wheat, produces a more tender delicate cake. It contains less gluten and produces a finer texture than all-purpose flour.
Nutrition
Calories
310.00
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.00g
Saturated Fat 9.00g
Trans Fat 0.50g
Cholesterol 90.00mg
Sodium 270.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 42.00g
Dietary Fibers 0.00g
Sugars 25.00g
Protein 4.00g
Vitamin A
10.00%
Vitamin C
2.00%
Calcium
4.00%
Iron
8.00%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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