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Moist & Delicious Fig Cake to Try this Summer 

Need to use up the last of your fig harvest? Use them to make this fresh fig cake. Enjoy nature's candy in this moist and delicious cake!  It's perfect for serving at any occasion.

– All-purpose flour – Baking soda – Salt – Unsalted butter  – Granulated sugar – Eggs – Vanilla extract – Buttermilk – Chopped fresh figs See recipe card for quantities.

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In a medium bowl, whisk together, flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

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In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar and mix on high speed for about 3 minutes.  If using a stand mixer, place these ingredients in the bowl of electric mixer and use the paddle attachment.

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Beat in eggs on medium speed, one at a time. Do this for a few seconds until combined.

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Mix in vanilla extract. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

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Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk.

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Start and end with the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.

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After you wash and stem the figs, chop them into small pieces. Fold chopped figs into the cake batter with a rubber spatula.

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After removing cake from the oven, place it on a wire rack to cool for 30 minutes before removing from the pan.  Serve with a dollop of whipped topping and fresh figs.

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