How To Make Fig Cake
This fig cake is a moist and perfectly spiced dessert treat, loaded with delicious honey-like figs and pecans! The perfect teatime dessert to make anytime.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
Sift together the flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Set aside. Dissolve 1 teaspoon baking soda in 2 teaspoons hot water; set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the eggs with an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored. Beat in 1½ cups of sugar and 1 cup of oil.
Combine the buttermilk and dissolved baking soda. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture.
Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla, figs, and nuts. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake in the oven for 70 to 75 minutes. Remove from pan.
In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, corn syrup and butter. Bring to a boil and cook to soft ball stage (240 degrees F). Remove from stove and stir in vanilla.
Pour over warm cake, serve, and enjoy!
- Calories: 404.87kcal
- Fat: 22.55g
- Saturated Fat: 3.56g
- Trans Fat: 0.23g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 13.73g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.08g
- Carbohydrates: 48.39g
- Fiber: 1.42g
- Sugar: 35.26g
- Protein: 4.08g
- Cholesterol: 38.54mg
- Sodium: 266.17mg
- Calcium: 45.22mg
- Potassium: 114.31mg
- Iron: 1.11mg
- Vitamin A: 41.27µg
- Vitamin C: 0.54mg
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