Apricot Almond Layer Cake

120 mins (prep 45)
13 ingredients
makes 6 servings
California dried apricots are essential for this recipe — they have the tartness needed to balance the sweet filling and macaroon layers. Don't assemble this cake ahead or the crisp macaroon layers will get soggy.

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Serving Size (289.07 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 990.62 Calories from Fat 619.29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 68.81g 635.2%
Saturated Fat 9.33g 279.97%
Trans Fat 0.15g %
Cholesterol 16.46mg 32.93%
Sodium 617.87mg 154.47%
Total Carbohydrate 78.46g 156.91%
Dietary Fiber 11.41 g 273.78%
Sugars 25.88 g %
Protein 26.24g 314.89%
Vitamin A 712.83IU% Vitamin C 3.54mg%
Calcium 241.32mg% Iron 5.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sliced, confectioners sugar, large egg whites, sliced, confectioners sugar, italian, or, almond-flavored liqueur, special equipment, parchment paper