Layering flapjack-like cakes in a springform pan is an easy way to prep this one-of-a-kind dessert. Hints of lime and honey enhance sweet, juicy apricots. Freshly whipped cream tops this potluck star.

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
25 mins
stand:
15 mins
chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For apricot filling, drain juice from the 2 cans of apricot halves and place in a small saucepan. Set apricot halves aside. Bring drained syrup to boiling; remove from heat. Add dried apricots. Let stand 15 minutes to soften. Drain and discard liquid. In a food processor or blender combine the drained apricot halves and the drained dried apricots. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in 2 honey and lime peel; set aside.

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  • In a large bowl whisk together eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter until combined. Add flour, almond flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk batter until smooth.

  • Pour about 1/2 cup batter onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or heavy skillet. Spread batter to a 7 1/2- to 8-inch circle. Cook over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes, turning cake when surface is bubbly and edges are slightly dry. Cook cake 1 minute more or until golden brown.

  • Place cake in an 8-inch springform pan. Top with 1/3 to 1 /2 cup of apricot filling. Repeat with remaining batter and filling, finishing with apricot filling on top. Yields 6 to 7 layers. Cover and chill 2 hours or overnight.

  • To serve, top with whipped cream, sprinkle with lime peel strips, and drizzle with honey. Top with additional apricots. Makes 8 servings

Use a griddle or extra large skillet:

To ensure you have a large enough area to make these cakes, use a flat griddle or extra large skillet. A large pancake turner works great for flipping these delicate cakes.

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To weigh dry ingredients, zero the scale after each ingredient is added to the bowl.

Nutrition Facts

391 calories; fat 17g; cholesterol 84mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 58g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 41g; protein 7g; vitamin a 2287.7IU; vitamin c 4.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 1.6mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 40.6mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 294mg; potassium 387mg; calcium 133mg; iron 2.1mg.
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