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Apricot Coffee Cake
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Apricot Coffee Cake

Apricot pieces and a crispy, streusel topping seasoned with ginger make this breakfast cake taste like home.



  • 2 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (17 oz.) apricot halves, drained, reserving 1/2 cup syrup


1. In medium mixing bowl, combine KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal, 3 tablespoons sugar, ginger and the 1/4 cup margarine, mixing until crumbly. Set aside for topping.

2. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3. In large mixing bowl, beat remaining 1/4 cup margarine and remaining 3/4 cup sugar until well blended. Add egg. Beat well. Stir in the 1/2 cup apricot syrup. Add flour mixture, mixing well. Spread in 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Chop apricots and spoon evenly over batter. Sprinkle with cereal topping.

4. Bake at 350°F about 45 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Serve warm. Garnish with more apricots, if desired.