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Moist Fig Cake

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Fig Cake With Caramel Glaze

Fig Cake With Caramel Glaze

Diana Rattray
This moist, delicious cake is made with fig preserves and pecans. Top this tasty fig cake with a buttery caramel glaze.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 4 ounces butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fig preserves
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Heat oven to 325°. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt or tube cake pan or spray with baking spray.

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and spices in a large mixing bowl; add butter and oil and beat well. Add eggs and beat until well blended. Beat in buttermilk and vanilla. Stir in preserves and chopped pecans. Pour into the prepared baking pan; bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the cake comes out clean.
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 5 out of 5
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I baked this cake and it did not last one day. My husband devoured it . It was wonderfully moist. I added walnuts to the icing and tweaked it a bit here and there, but overall, its a keeper. I had figs in my freezer from last years batch that had already been cooked and sweetened some. Since it was already juicy, i cut back a bit on the liquids. , I did get a piece. One. But, the batter and the icing,, oh yeah,, I HAD to taste test of course!!! I highly recommend this one!!

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