Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake Recipe

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Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake Recipe Submitted by Patyjoy

Ingredients for Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake:

  • 8 oz dried apricots
  • ½ pint orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 8 oz wholemeal flour
  • 4 fl oz sunflower oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 oz sultanas
  • 4 oz raisins

Method for Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake:

  1. Put the dried apricots in a saucepan, with the ½ pint of orange juice.
  2. Bring up to a ” boil”,  take them off the heat and leave to soak for approx 3-4 hrs.
  3. Pre-heat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180c/350f.
  4. Drain the apricots (keep the juice ) and then blend with 4 fl oz of the juice.
  5. In a large bowl, sieve the wholemeal flour with 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda and 1 teaspoon mixed spice.
  6. Make a well in the centre of the flour and mix in the apricot puree, the sunflower oil and eggs (whisked) and beat together well.
  7. Fold in the sultanas and raisins.
  8. Pour the mixture into an 8 inch lined cake tin.
  9. Bake for 45/55 minutes.
  10. Skewer test.
  11. When cold, store in the ” fridge ” wrapped in clear film.

This is a lovely moist cake and good for folk who cannot have sugar.

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One comment on “Sugar-Free Dried Apricot Cake Recipe
  1. Elaine Milligan says:

    Lovely, moist, tasty cake. I made this and 2 people who tasted it loved it and requested the recipe. I originally made it as a treat for my Dad who is a vegetarian, but I shall make it just for myself regularly from now on.

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