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)

Step-By-Step

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