Apricot Chocolate Chip Cake

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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
1 hr
1 hr 15 mins

For the apricot and chocolate lovers.

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  1. Grease and line a round cake pan.
  2. Combine dried apricots and nectar in a bowl and stand for 1 hour.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg yolks one at a time.
  5. Stir in coconut, then half of the flour and baking powder and half the apricot mixture.
  6. Stir in remaining flour, baking powder and apricot and all the choc chips.
  7. Beat the egg whites in a small bowl until soft peaks forms, fold gently into cake mixture and spread batter into cake pan.
  8. Bake in preheated 350 degree F (180 degree C) oven for 1 1/4 hours.
  9. Stand for 5 minutes then turn onto a rack to cool.
  10. Dust with icing sugar to serve if desired.