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.
prep time10 Min
cook time1 Hr
Ingredients For fig preserves cake
all purpose flour
figs, drained and cut into small pieces
corn syrup, light
marsala wine, rum or sherry
almond flavoring (add this if using sherry)
How To Make fig preserves cake
Mix together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Set aside.
Mix together the eggs, sugar, buttermilk oil and vanilla.
Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix well.
Stir in the pecans. Then fold in the figs.
Pour into the bundt pan.
Bake for one hour or until done.
Bring buttermilk, sugar and corn syrup to a boil, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and add butter and flavoring. Stir until butter has melted.
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.
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