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19 best apricot recipes for summer

From coffee-spiked apricot trifles for Christmas to a much-loved retro apricot chicken recipe.
Best apricot recipes, from apricot chicken recipe to pictured apricot, honey, coffee and macadamia trifle

Sautéed apricots with maple syrup, ricotta and almonds

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From showstopping apricot trifles to a retro-inspired apricot chicken recipe, each dish in this collection of apricot recipes strikes the perfect balance of sweetness and tartness. There are fresh and vibrant apricot salads, decadent apricot dessert recipes and a how to make apricot jam recipe. Plus Middle Eastern-inspired apricot cakes, frangipane tarts and, yes, of course we have apricot chicken recipes. The stone fruit can do it all!

Here are our best apricot recipes.

Apricot, honey, coffee and macadamia trifle
Photo: Mark Roper

Lauren Eldridge’s apricot, honey, coffee and macadamia trifle

Photo: William Meppem

Apricot jelly with baklava ice-cream

Photo: William Meppem

Apricot and coconut crumble cake

Photo: William Meppem

Grilled apricot salad with jamón and Manchego

Photo: Prue Ruscoe

Almond milk jelly with verjuice apricots and honey almonds

Apricot and orange-blossom jam
Photo: William Meppem

Apricot and orange-blossom jam

Photo: William Meppem

Apricot chicken biryani

Photo: William Meppem

Roast apricot and vanilla fool

Photo: William Meppem

Apricot frangipane tart

Photo: William Meppem

Verjuice apricots with brioche and vanilla ice-cream

Photo: William Meppem

Roast apricot, almond and quinoa cakes

Photo: Sharyn Cairns

Cassata

Photo: William Meppem

Apricot and pistachio stuffed turkey legs

Photo: Chris Court

Middle Eastern fruit cakes with orange-blossom meringue

Photo: Chris Court

Panettone, apricot and mascarpone trifle

Photo: William Meppem

Shane Delia’s carrot and apricot croquettes with garlic and lemon ricotta

Photo: Chris Court

Semolina custard in kataifi with wild figs and Turkish apricots

Photo: Lisa Cohen and William Meppem

Milk pudding with labne, apricot and Turkish fairy floss

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Sauteed apricots with maple syrup, ricotta and almonds

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