Fig Cake

Fig Cake Recipe

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Joe Newman

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Fig Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat first three ingredients at medium until blended.
  2. Add buttermilk and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Combine the next six ingredients and gradually add to buttermilk/eggs/sugar/oil/vanilla mixture. Beat until blended.
  4. Fold in figs, applesauce, and pecans.
  5. Pour batter into two 8 inch floured and greased cake pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

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About Fig Cake

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




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