CARDAMOM FIG COFFEE CAKE
Cardamom Fig Coffee Cake
- Servings: 12
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup dried figs -- chopped
- 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom (fresh ground from pods
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 whole eggs
- 1/3 c. butter or margarine
- 2 c. confectioner's sugar
- 1-1/2 t. vanilla
- 2 to 4 T. hot water
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bundt or loaf pans.
I prefer a tube pan
Combine all ingredients, in order, and mix with mixer on low-medium for 30 seconds.
Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake loaves 45-50 minutes, bundt pans 55-60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan(s).
Cool completely before glazing or slicing.
Melt butter in saucepan. Blend in sugar and vanilla.
Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until glaze is of desired consistency.