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Apricot Sheet Cake

We harvested some of Judi's apricots while her family was out of town. Her tree has the best apricots I've ever tasted! Sherry came to visit and shared her vegan apricot cake recipe , which we made together this morning. The secrets: Lots of fruit, and use sparkling water or soda to make it light and fluffy. I made this with white flour, but will try whole wheat next time. The original recipe says this is a twist on an Austrian sheet cake - a flat sponge cake baked on a sheet. Variations: Can make with plums or cherries, or bake in regular cake pans. Ingredients Wet: 1 C apricot puree (about 6-8 apricots) 2/3 C sugar 1/2 C sparkling water or sparkling fruit water 7 T canola oil Dry: 2 1/3 C flour 4 tsp baking soda Topping: 20-24 small apricots, halved (or 12 large, quartered) 2 tsp powdered sugar toasted almond slices Instructions Use a food processor to blend de-stoned apricots into a puree. Whisk together puree, sugar, and oil. Add sparkling water (can use sparkling apple or