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Fig Cake

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


A fig cake made with spices.

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup finely chopped figs, fresh or dried


Grease a 9-inch Bundt pan or tube pan; dust with flour.

Mix together flour, ground almonds, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, and salt.

Beat together sugar and oil until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

With electric hand held mixer at low speed, beat flour into egg mixture a little at a time, alternating with orange juice. Stir in figs. Spoon batter into prepared baking pan; smooth top.

Bake cake at 350° for about 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool fig cake in pan on rack for about 5 minutes; remove from pan to rack to cool completely.

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 4 out of 5
, Member fireyfishy

Mine came out great! I added a bit of brandy by replacing a tiny bit of the orange juice with it and I also soaked the chopped figs in a little bit of it. It cooked in about 42 minutes.

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