Apricot Honey Cake, Moskovitz Recipe

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Submitted by marit

Makes 24 servings



Moskovitz's European honey cake follows, with a few of my American additions. Other European Jewish bakers interviewed for this book also bake with whit flour. I have included both choices.

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot Honey cake, Moskovitz

1/2 cup dried apricots, roughly chopped
1/4 cup rum
2 large eggs
1 cup honey, clover
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp lemon peel
2 tbsp lemon juice
3/4 cup orange juice
1 tbsp orange peel
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup apricot jam
1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour or white rye
1/4 cup cake flour or unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup slivered almonds, or roughly chopped walnuts or cashews

Recipe Directions for Apricot Honey cake, Moskovitz

  1. In a small bowl, soak the apricots in the rum for at least 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 and grease a 10- by 5-inch loaf pan.

  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs with a whisk. Stir in the honey, vegetable oil, grated lemon and orange rind and juice, sugar, salt, and apricot jam.

  4. Sift the 2 flours and the baking soda into another bowl.

  5. Strain the apricots, reserving the excess rum.

  6. Add the flour alternately with the rum to the honey cake mixture.

  7. Fold in the apricots. Scoop the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with the nuts.

  8. Bake in the oven on the lower rack for 50-55 minutes, or until the center of the cake is firm when you press it. Remove from the oven and cool on a rack.

  9. Makes 1 Cake.

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Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 56.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
158
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
132mg
5%
Potassium
69mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
27.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
18.3g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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