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Easy Honey and Fig Cake

No recipe image available.A deliciously dense spiced honey cake loaded with chopped nuts and figs.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, honey and oil. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Fold in figs and nuts.
  2. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
  3. 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.