Fig Cake II – Gateau de Figue


A Cajun Culinary Delight


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1 cup pecans finely chopped
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups flour all purpose
  • 1 1/4 cups figs, cooked & mashed


Step 1

Mix the baking soda in the milk and set aside. Combine the rest of the ingredients, and mix in the baking soda/milk mixture. Mix well.

Step 2

Place in a well-greased pan and bake at 375 degrees for about 1 hour. The cake is done when you stick a toothpick in the center and it comes out clean.


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