Fig Preserves Cake Recipe

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Fig Preserves Cake

Sherry Wilkins

By
@lioness92962

This recipe was given to me a long time ago by an older lady.
I recently planted a fig tree and hope to have plenty of figs in a few years to try out this recipe.


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Serves:

15

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR CAKE:

2
eggs
2 c
sugar
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
vegetable oil
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
chopped pecans
2 c
figs, drained and cut into small pieces

FOR SAUCE:

1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
corn syrup, light
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
marsala wine, rum or sherry
1 tsp
almond flavoring (add this if using sherry)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Cake:
Mix together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Set aside.
2
Mix together the eggs, sugar, buttermilk oil and vanilla.
3
Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix well.
4
Stir in the pecans. Then fold in the figs.
5
Pour into the bundt pan.
Bake for one hour or until done.
6
For Sauce:
Bring buttermilk, sugar and corn syrup to a boil, stirring constantly.
7
Remove from heat and add butter and flavoring. Stir until butter has melted.
8
Pour sauce over cake while cake is still hot and in the bundt pan.
Let soak overnight.
Turn out onto serving plate the next day.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Fruit, #figs, #preserves