Apricot-Glazed Pound Cake

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Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Apricot Glaze

  • 1/2 cup apricot nectar
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions

  1. Cake: Cream sugar and butter.
  2. Add egg yolks slowly, beating well.
  3. Add egg whites and cream well.
  4. Add flour and cream alternately.
  5. Add flavorings.
  6. Bake in lightly greased tube pan at 325 degrees F for about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from pan and spread Apricot Glaze over warm cake.
  9. Apricot Glaze: Heat nectar.
  10. Add sugar and stir until dissolved.
  11. Add butter; stir until melted.

Yield: 15 servings