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What's a fig cake? Think a bit like banana bread's sweetness and moist texture, but delicious fresh fig flavor! Incredibly easy to make and naturally sweet!
Related: Banana bread
Preheat the oven to 350F (177 C)
Sift the following dry ingredients together:
Beat 3 eggs; add sugar and oil.
I usually peel them. The skins have no flavor and sometimes are tough. But if that doesn't bother you, you can mush them up whole,
Combine the sifted dry ingredients with the egg mixture, alternating with the buttermilk. The add the vanilla and fold in figs and nuts.
Grease and flour a loaf pan, then pour in the mixture.
Bake at 325 F for 45 minutes, or until a clean smooth butter knife comes out fairly smooth and clean.
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