Baking: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins: Easy Honey and Fig Cake

An easy cake for holidays or special occasions.

Author: California Fig Advisory Board - www.californiafigs.com
Date: December 26, 2012

Serves: 32 person(s)
Yield: 32 x slices (or 2 loaves)

Preparation Time: 35 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hrs
Extra Time: 30 mins (for cooling)

Ingredients:

    2 Tbsp oil
    3 1/2 cup unsifted all-purpose flour
    6 eggs
    1 cup sugar
    1 cup honey
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp allspice
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp cloves
    1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    1 cup finely chopped dried figs (in grinder or food processor)
    1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (such as walnuts)

Directions:

    Lightly flour and grease 2 loaf pans.

    In large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, honey, and oil. Stir in flour, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, cloves, and baking powder. Fold in figs and nuts. Pour batter into 2 greased/floured loaf pans.

    Bake in preheated slow 300F oven for 1 hour or until firm to the touch in the center. Unmold and cool on racks. Cool thoroughly before cutting into slices.

Variations:

    For variety, lightly sprinkle with powdered sugar.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:154 cals
Kilojoules:645 kJ
Fat:3.0 g
Carbohydrates:29.0 g
Protein:3.3 g
Cholesterol:35.0 mg
Sodium:52 mg
Saturated Fat:0.5 g
Fiber:1.3 g
Calcium:19.0 mg
Total Sugars:17.7 g

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