Fig cake I – Gateau de Figue

  • Yield : 24 servings
  • Servings : 24 servings
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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One of the best Cajun known classics. Sit with your friend(s) and family and enjoy fig cake and a fresh cup of steamy coffee, coffee milk or a cold glass of root beer.. Ces’t si bon!



  • 2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 to 2 cups fig preserves
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt


Step 1

Mix all dry ingredients and then wet ingredients. Combine the wet and the dry ingredients and pour in a 9X13 greased pan. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until toothpick comes out clean

This goes very well with a super cold glass of milk.

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