Friday, June 8, 2018

Apricot Upside-Down Skillet Cake (1961)

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups apricots, stewed or canned halves
  • 3 eggs, beaten light
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 5 tbspns hot water
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • Whipped cream
Melt butter and brown sugar in a 10-inch skillet. Pour the apricots over this.  Beat eggs until very light, and add remaining ingredients to the eggs.

Pour egg mixture over the apricots in the skillet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool, then turn over onto a platter.  Serve topped with whipped cream.

(Origin - "Measure for Pleasure" Featuring Hyllningsfest Smorgasbord" by The Bethany College Auxiliary, of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, 1961. This recipe was from Esther Arvid Wallin, "Wife of Bethany Piano Professor, 1925 to 1948.") 


More "Lost" Apricot Recipes
Farmer's Apricot Pecan Candy (1970)
California Christmas Brandy Cake (1980)

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