A co-worker always brought this cake for birthdays. It is very simple, quick to make and VERY moist. Use any flavor cake mix with pudding in the mix.

Lori
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 or 10 inch Bundt pan.

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  • Combine the cake mix, sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, apricot baby food and plum baby food. Mix for 2 minutes. Stir in walnuts and pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 1 hour. Wonderful with a light dusting of confectioner's sugar or with an almond frosting.

Nutrition Facts

448.5 calories; 4.8 g protein; 46.2 g carbohydrates; 62.9 mg cholesterol; 307.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
10/22/2003
I have made this cake many times. Here's a lower fat/lower calorie version that works just as well. Instead of 1 cup of oil - 1/3 cup oil Instead of 1/2 cup sugar - 1/3 cup sugar Substituted baby food for applesauce as well. Instead of nuts - added raisins. It is still a very very delicious cake! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/10/2012
This is easy to make but I found it bland. I made a layer cake with a white chocolate icing and it was good. It definitely needs an icing or maybe cinnamon. Read More
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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/22/2003
I have made this cake many times. Here's a lower fat/lower calorie version that works just as well. Instead of 1 cup of oil - 1/3 cup oil Instead of 1/2 cup sugar - 1/3 cup sugar Substituted baby food for applesauce as well. Instead of nuts - added raisins. It is still a very very delicious cake! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/11/2014
This was moist. Instead of using baby food I used canned peaches. I drained most of the liquid and put peaches in a food processor to make puree. The flavor is much more intense. For frosting beat 8oz. cream cheese with 1 c. powder sugar and another 1c. puree peaches. Fold in 8 oz. whip topping. I split my 2 9" layers and frosted in between layers than stacked and frosted top and sides of cake. The fosting is light and not overly sweet. It made for a really high cake. I drizzled with caramel and chopped pecans. Next time I would use almonds as peaches and almonds blend well! You can use other canned fruit like apricots. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/09/2003
Everywhere I take this cake it is always a winner. Nobody can believe that it has baby food in it. I also tried bannanas and apricot baby food. It turned out really tasty too. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/18/2003
My friend requested a raspberry birthday cake so I made this recipe and substitued a can of Solo red raspberry filling for the baby food. I also reduced the oil to 1/2 cup. The results were pretty good--a nice moist cake with subtle fruit taste. Thanks Lori! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/02/2003
This was amazingly easy! I used dutch apple and pear baby food (because that was in my pantry) and it was great. I did have to shorten the bake time though because of a dark pan. And I cut the oil down to 3/4 cup. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/10/2003
I used Plum and Pear Baby Food and cut the oil back to 3/4" cup. My co-workers loved it. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/10/2012
This is easy to make but I found it bland. I made a layer cake with a white chocolate icing and it was good. It definitely needs an icing or maybe cinnamon. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
I made this with Baby Food plums and prunes. I added a little maple flavoring to the cake. I also topped it when cool with a simple frosting with a little maple flavoring in that also. Absolutely delicious and extremely easy. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
08/15/2011
After 45 minutes at 375 degrees this cake started to burn. It was already overcooked. The pan was greased but the cake stuck to the pan. Read More
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