Chocolate & Apricot Cake

Chocolate & Apricot Cake

Give your taste buds a break from the norm with chewy apricots and smooth CADBURY DAIRY MILK Milk Chocolate. This easy to make pound cake is something a little different that's still crowd pleasing. Top it with a homemade icing if you want, or add more chocolate pieces to the top.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner
PREP
15 min
BAKE
45 minutes min

Ingredients

3/4 cupunsalted butter , softened
3/4 cupgranulated sugar or super-fine sugar
3 eggs
1-1/4 cups plusself-rising flour 3 tablespoons
1 teaspoonbaking powder
1 cancanned apricot halves (14 oz.) , drained well
1 barCADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar (3.5 oz.) , coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350° F. Grease and line 8x4x3-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir together flour and baking powder; gradually fold into mixture.
  • 3. Set aside half of the apricots. Coarsely chop the remaining apricots and the chocolate bar; gently fold into batter. Spread batter in prepared pan; top with reserved apricot halves.
  • 4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until top is golden and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes 8 servings.
  • Note: The top layer of apricots will sink during baking giving the cake a bumpy top. Dried apricots may be substituted for the canned apricots.
  • Recipe adapted from UK CADBURY site and used with their permission.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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