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Fig Cupcakes

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Fig cupcakes are delightfully spiced cupcakes baked with a flour and egg batter. Prepared with added milk, sugar and shortening, with added ginger and cinnamon, the fig cupcakes are prefect for bake sales and picnics.
Ingredients
  Dried figs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small, beaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 400F degrees
MAKING
2.Pour boiling water over figs; cover, let stand 5 minutes, drain and dry
3.Clip stems and put through food chopper
4.Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spices together
5.Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy
6.Add eggs; beat well
7.Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk in small amounts
8.Add figs
9.Fill greased muffin pans about 2/3 full
10.Bake in hot oven for 20 minutes
SERVING
11.Serve with honey cinnamon butter cream

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fig
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 790 Calories from Fat 260

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.4%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 83.2 mg27.7%

Sodium 824.6 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24.1%

Sugars 69.7 g

Protein 11 g22.1%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 0.93%

Calcium 40.2% Iron 25.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fig Cupcakes Recipe