Dessert

50 sweet apricot recipes

Now is the time to make the most of their delicious, sweet flavour and gorgeous orange hue.
The Australian Women's Weekly July 2007

Apricot recipes are the ideal way to make use of the sweet and juicy stone fruit. Fresh, ripe apricots are juicy and taste both sweet and a bit tart. They work well braised slow in a sweet stew, paired with fresh mascarpone or custard, or you can even roast them tender before baking into a fluffy sponge. Try these lush little beauties in pies, tarts, cobblers, and more.

Now is the time to make the most of their delicious, sweet flavour and gorgeous orange hue.

From sensational slices to terrific tarts, our favourite recipes using fresh and canned apricots for you to try. For something a bit different, we’ve also included a honey and apricot panna cotta. So get cooking and enjoy these stone fruits while they’re still in season (or just go for the canned ones all year around).

chocolate, apricot and hazelnut cake
Baking
May 31, 1975

Chocolate, apricot and hazelnut cake

To make chocolate curls, run a cheese slicer down the back of a slightly warmed block of chocolate. For smaller curls, run a vegetable peeler down the side of a block of chocolate. Note
By Women's Weekly Food
apricot strudel
Quick & Easy
January 31, 2011

Apricot strudel

A lovely strudel is delicious, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. You can also experiment with different fillings. We’ve gone with basic apricot here, but all sorts of fruits and nuts make an equally yummy filling.
By Women's Weekly Food
Nutty apricot cake
Baking
January 22, 2023

Nutty apricot cake

Apricot halves pressed into the top give this mouth-watering cake its sweetness and attractive look. It gets its nuttiness from processed walnuts, giving it a pleasant buttery consistency. Thanks to it’s moist texture – replacing the flour with gluten-free flour will easily make it gluten-free. Looking for more apricot desserts? Suitable to freeze. Not suitable […]
By Women's Weekly Food
apricot and strawberry sponge bake
Quick & Easy
February 28, 2010

Apricot and strawberry sponge bake

Sponge-finger biscuits are also known as savoiardi biscuits, savoy biscuits, lady’s fingers or sponge fingers; they are long, oval-shaped Italian-style crisp fingers made from sponge-cake mixture, and are available from supermarkets. Recipe is not suitable to freeze. Note
By Women's Weekly Food

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