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Fig Cake Recipe

An old-fashioned fig cake recipe, made with dried figs and other ingredients.

Prep Time: 14 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 14 minutes



In a bowl, add boiling water to the dried figs to cover. Into another bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder. In another bowl, cream shortening and sugar; beat in the eggs. Add sifted dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, alternating with the milk. Beat well. Stir in vanilla and the figs.

Pour batter into a greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for about 1 hour, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.

Serves 12

Calories per serving: 343
Fat per serving: 14.2g

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