Fig Cake Recipe

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Fig Cake

Joe Newman

By
@irenaeus

This is my late mother's recipe. She was a real country cook and she used figs grown right outside her kitchen door to make this delicious and easy to make cake.


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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 large
eggs
1 c
sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 1/2 c
fig preserves
1/2 c
applesauce
1 c
chopped pecans, toasted

Step-By-Step

1Beat first three ingredients at medium until blended.

2Add buttermilk and vanilla. Beat well.

3Combine the next six ingredients and gradually add to buttermilk/eggs/sugar/oil/vanilla mixture. Beat until blended.

4Fold in figs, applesauce, and pecans.

5Pour batter into two 8 inch floured and greased cake pans.

6Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #to, #make