Thursday, December 10, 2009

Apricot Glazed Cake sent in by Melissa

Melissa states that is easy to make a special cake if you start with a cake mix in a box and add special goodies to it to make the cake your own. Here is the recipe:

1-cup apricot preserves
1 cup Buttermilk
1 pkg. Yellow Cake Mix
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 tbsp Corn Syrup
1-cup margarine
1/2 cup water
Mixing bowl
Wooden spoon
Sauce pan; large
9x13 pan
Pam non-stick spray
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray pan in baking pan and set aside. In mixing bowl, add cake mix, eggs and water. Beat together with wooden spoon until blended; usually 2 minutes. Be sure to scrape sides on bowl while mixing. Pour batter into prepared baking pan and put in the oven to bake following box directions. Meanwhile prepare glaze in saucepan stirring sugar, margarine, buttermilk, corn syrup, vanilla and soda together. Bring to boil while stirring. Remove the cake from the oven and remove onto serving tray once cooled. Pour glaze on top of the cake while it is still warm. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

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