Austrian Apricot Cake

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Tags: Apricot, cake, Summer
Course: Dessert
Also known as Marillenkuchen, this is a classic Austrian dessert. We love it for its light and fluffy cake with layered sweet apricots baked into the top.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Salute Santé! Grapeseed Oil Plus some for tray
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 2 lbs Apricots Pitted & halved
  • Powdered sugar For dusting

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Slice apricots in half.
  • Grease a 9” x 11” tray with grapeseed oil and dust with flour.
  • Whisk eggs and sugar in a medium bowl until creamy.
  • Add the grapeseed oil, flour, salt, and baking powder to the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Continue to mix until all dry ingredients are well blended.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared tray.
  • Cover the entire tray with the half pieces of apricot.
  • Bake for 45 minutes until golden.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.

Notes

Apricots can be substituted with any stone fruit, such as peaches, plums, or cherries. Pitted and halved.