Almond Fig Cake

Servings: 6 | Prep time: 28 mins | Cook time: 50 mins | Total: 1 hour and 18 mins

A recipe for moist and fluffy almond fig cake that can be served when baked or after chilled. The figs in this recipe caramelize from baking and have a sweet taste.


  • 180g butter
  • 150g sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 45ml milk
  • 120g almond meal
  • 120g flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 7 figs


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Meanwhile, line a baking dish with 1 teaspoon of butter, then microwave the rest of the butter on high for 20 seconds and then put it in a large bowl and add sugar and mix until combined.
  2. While continuing to stir slowly add eggs to the bowl, then milk, then almond meal, until well combined.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder in to the mixture and stir until well combined. Then pour mixture into baking dish.
  4. Remove the peel from figs by first cutting off the stems, then cutting each fig into 6 pieces, then slicing in between the fruit and peel. Discard the peel and arrange fig on top of the cake.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes and then let the cake sit for 10 minutes or more, then serve or refrigerate and serve later.