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Lemon Fig Cake (Butter free)

Namita Tiwari
10 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Lemon Fig Cake (Butter free) RECIPE

This is a delicious lemon scented cake made with figs that does not take much time to bake. It also makes a lovely accompaniment to a cup of hot tea.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • European
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1 and ½ cup all purpose flour
  2. 1 cup chopped figs
  3. ¾ cup powdered sugar
  4. ½ cup milk
  5. 1/3 cup olive oil
  6. 1 egg
  7. 1 and ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest
  8. 1 and ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  9. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  10. 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Grease and dust one 8 inch cake pan, and line the bottom of the pan.
  3. Stir together the ingredients, all purpose flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  4. Take another large bowl and blend together the oil, milk, and beaten egg. Add the lemon juice to this mixture.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Make sure not to over mix.
  6. Gently fold in the chopped figs and lemon zest.
  7. Carefully pour the batter in the prepared cake pan.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the top turns golden and a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and keep in the pan for 15 minutes. After this time period, remove the cake from the pan and place it on the wire rack to cool.
  10. Cut into even pieces and serve.

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Rewa Chadha
Rewa Chadha   Jan-25-2018

Nice recipe but what about the baking temperature ? Any substitute of egg ?

Sona Bhatlekar
Sona Bhatlekar   Dec-07-2016

is it ok if use anjeer , dry figs ?

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