Apricot Coconut Coffee Cake Recipe
Apricot Coconut Coffee Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Apricot Coconut Coffee Cake Recipe

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One of the senior members of our church brought this fruity treat to a Saturday morning wedding shower, and it was a big hit. I've made it several times since then and often get requests for the recipe. -Rita Hatfield, Cisco, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (12 ounces) apricot filling
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups flaked coconut

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 430 calories, 21 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Beat just until moistened.
  2. Spread half of the batter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. carefully spread apricot filling over batter; spread remaining batter over the top. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. In a small bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon until light and fluffy. Stir in coconut. Spoon over the cake. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Coconut Coffee Cake in Taste of Home February/March 2003, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 430 calories, 21 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2012

"This is a wonderful recipe, my husband who is not a coconut fan even loves it but next time I will add an extra can of apricot."

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2012

"This cake is delicious. I made it for a brunch at work today and it received rave reviews.the only modification I made was I used 2 cans of the apricot filing instead of 1. Enjoy"

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"I love this recipe. I added some almond flavoring and it is a often requested recipe."

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