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Apricot and Coconut Bunt with Cream Cheese Topping … πŸ€—πŸ˜»πŸ™€πŸ°

December 31, 2018

Not So Dried Fruit!

It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m not going to lie I’m going to spend it quietly … down on the farm at Eden on the far south coast of New South Wales.

The plan is to have delicious garlic prawns with crispy bread and drink a few bubbles and maybe some cold chicken and salad – it’s too hot for much else and quite frankly I’m just not a real big eater.

We arrived down here late in the afternoon yesterday and by this morning I felt keen for some nice, homemade deliciousness, and as I’d already prepared and partaken in preparing my vegan lentil soup a sweet treat was definitely in order!!

I started by stewing some dried apricots in some water and raw sugar:

While the apricots stewed, I threw together some wholemeal self-raising flour, raw sugar, shredded coconut, eggs, butter, vanilla, milk and a pinch of salt.

I crushed up my stewed apricots and added most of them – saving some to add to the cream cheese topping – to the buttery, flour mix and gently folded and placed the mixture into my bunt tin to bake in half an hour.

I was desperate to try some of this delicious warm cake and so try it I did, hot out of the oven!!

While it cooled I prepared the cream cheese topping!!

We then enjoyed a piece with a nice cup of tea …

Thank you for visiting my little corner of the web today and A Very Happy New Year to one and all!!

Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ™

  • indianeskitchen
    January 4, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    Wow this is fabulous!

    • donnadoesdresses
      January 4, 2019 at 7:48 pm

      Thank you, Diane, I didn’t write up the whole recipe in detail because not too many people read my blog anyway!! But it really is a fabulous cake!! πŸ§šβ€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ™πŸΌ Donna

      • indianeskitchen
        January 5, 2019 at 1:13 pm

        I did!

        • donnadoesdresses
          January 5, 2019 at 9:14 pm

          And that makes me feel a lot better!! Have a great weekend! Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ™

  • tinakmeyer
    January 4, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    I’m going to try to eat significantly less processed food and make more from scratch. I’ll be stealing your recipes 😜

    • donnadoesdresses
      January 4, 2019 at 7:52 pm

      Thank you – it’s time factor that’s the thing!! I’m happy to share! πŸ§šβ€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ™πŸΌ Donna

  • Nika
    January 26, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    Uh, oh… yum…yummmm!

    • donnadoesdresses
      January 26, 2019 at 9:15 pm

      You said it, sister!! Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ™

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