Apricot Dump Cake Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published March 15, 2020
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Apricots may be small but they are sweet, flavorful, and perfect to be made into a dessert. Have a taste of summer with this easy apricot dump cake recipe. You don’t have to be knowledgeable about baking in order to make this cake.

All you need to do is prepare your oven, get some apricots, and start baking. This dish is perfect for those who want to have dessert but do not like too much sweetness. There is a perfect lightness to the apricot dump cake that will definitely make you ask for seconds.

Serve this warm or cold, it doesn’t matter. It’s still delicious. The apricot dump cake is best partnered with coffee or milk. 

 

How To Make Apricot Dump Cake

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 14 oz apricots in syrup (or frozen apricots, chopped)
  • 1¼ cup cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (roughly 4 oz, softened)

To Serve

  • Whipped cream (for garnish)
  1. Grease your crockpot with cooking spray.

  2. Sift together the following dry ingredients and set aside half: cornstarch, salt, ground cinnamon, cake flour, sugar, & baking powder.

  3. Combine the remaining half of the sifted dry ingredients with vanilla, milk, & chopped apricots, until evenly incorporated.

  4. Transfer your apricots into a greased crockpot, & top with your sifted flour mixture.

  5. Lastly, scatter around the soft butter on top. You may also use a piping bag for easier application.

  6. Cook on low for about 4 hours, or on high for about 2 hours, until a cake tester comes out clean.

  7. Serve while warm, together with whipped cream.

How To Make Apricot Dump Cake

5 from 1 vote
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 14 oz apricots in syrup, or frozen apricots, chopped
  • cup cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, roughly 4 oz, softened

To Serve

  • Whipped cream, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Grease your crockpot with cooking spray.

  2. Sift together the following dry ingredients and set aside half: cornstarch, salt, ground cinnamon, cake flour, sugar, & baking powder.

  3. Combine the remaining half of the sifted dry ingredients with vanilla, milk, & chopped apricots, until evenly incorporated.

  4. Transfer your apricots into a greased crockpot, & top with your sifted flour mixture.

  5. Lastly, scatter around the soft butter on top. You may also use a piping bag for easier application.

  6. Cook on low for about 4 hours, or on high for about 2 hours, until a cake tester comes out clean.

  7. Serve while warm, together with whipped cream.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 104mg
  • Calories: 610kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 94g
  • Cholesterol: 61mg
  • Fat: 24g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 296mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Sodium: 275mg
  • Sugar: 60g
  • Vitamin A: 2617IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

What Are The Health Benefits of Apricot?

Apricot is known for being an antioxidant. Aside from that, there are many health benefits when you consume this delicious fruit. Vitamins such as Vitamin A, C, and E can be obtained when you eat apricot as well as nutrients such as beta-carotene. 

 

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Conclusion

This apricot dump cake provides a refreshing feeling, especially during the warm weather. Go on and indulge. You'll definitely love it!

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