Easy Honey and Fig Cake
A deliciously dense spiced honey cake loaded with chopped nuts and figs.
6 large eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup finely chopped dried figs (in grinder or food processor)
3 1/2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- In a large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, honey and oil. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Fold in figs and nuts.
- Pour batter into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
- Bake in a preheated slow oven (300°F | 150°C) for 1 hour or until firm to the touch in the center. Unmold and cool on racks. Cool thoroughly before cutting into slices.
Makes 2 loaf cakes.
Recipe provided courtesy of the California Fig Advisory Board.