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Fig Cake

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Ingredients
For cake:
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Measured After Sifting)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use Buttery Variety)
  Eggs 3 Large (At Room Temperature)
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fig preserves 1 Cup (16 tbs), stems removed, cut into 4 pieces
For topping
  Margarine stick 2
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Tablespoon
  White corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

MAKING
2) Into a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.
3) With a spoon, blend the mixture well.
4) Add oil, eggs and vanilla to this.
5) Beat in an electric mixer for 2 or 3 minutes, at medium speed.
6) To this, add buttermilk and figs and beat again for 2 minutes at medium speed.
7) Into an ungreased 9x13 inch pan, pour this cake mix.
8) Bake for 45 minutes, or till done. Test with a straw in the center to check.
9) Remove to a wire rack and cool well.

FINALIZING
10) In a large and deep pan, add all the topping ingredients.
11) Bring to a boil over medium heat and continue to boil for 3 minutes.
12) Add enough hot topping to cover the top of the cooled cake.

SERVING
13) Serve the cake warm, topped with hot topping.

TIPS
For best results, leave the cake in the pan and serve from the pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Fig
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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