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Apricot and Almond Cake

Almond Apricot Cake

Photo: Evil Shenanigans


This pretty Apricot and Almond Cake is deliciously nutty, sweet and moist.

Super easy to make, almond flour gives this cake a lovely texture with bites of chewy dried apricots providing a surprising contrast.

The lemon vanilla glaze is a tasty addition that makes this dried apricot cake come together beautifully.

Decorate with sliced toasted almonds and more chopped apricots for a lovely treat. Perfect for afternoon tea.

The cake genius behind this Apricot and Almond Cake is Evil Shenanigans.

Apricot and Almond Cake
For the cake:
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1¼ cups almond flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup diced fresh apricot (or dry apricot soaked in hot water for 10 minutes)
For the glaze:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons water
For the garnish:
  • Toasted flaked almonds
  • Chopped dry apricot
  1. For the full recipe go here: Apricot Almond Cake.

Happy baking!

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