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Butter Pecan Cake with Apricots

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 15
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Doctor a cake mix with a can of fruit. A sweet layer of fruit preserves hides under the creamy frosting.

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ butter pecan cake mix
3/4
cup water
1/4
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
can (15.25 oz) apricot halves, drained, chopped (slightly less than 1 cup)
3/4
cup apricot preserves
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped whipped cream frosting
15
pecan halves or pieces

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and apricots with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 33 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Spread preserves evenly over top of cake. Spread frosting over preserves. Garnish with pecan halves. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Make it peachy by using canned peaches and peach preserves instead of apricots and apricot preserves.

Stirring the preserves first will make it easier to spread them on the cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
35g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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