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"14-Carat" Fig Cake - Low-fat

Type: Low Fat
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 24 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Eggs
2   Egg whites
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFlour
2 cups 396g / 13ozSugar
2 teaspoons 10mlBaking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlBaking soda
2 cups 220g / 7.8ozCarrots - peeled and grated
8 oz 227gCrushed pineapple - drained reserve juice
2 cups 320g / 11ozSeedless raisins
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozWalnuts - chopped (optional)
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
2 teaspoons 10mlCinnamon
1 cup 198g / 7ozPowdered sugar - (optional)
  Pureed Figs
2 cups 320g / 11ozDried figs
2 teaspoons 10mlVanilla
3/4 cup 177mlReserved pineapple juice

Recipe Instructions

Lightly beat together eggs and egg whites in bowl.

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon into mixing bowl. Stir to blend. Add pureed figs, beaten eggs, carrots, pineapple, raisins and nuts. Stir until blended.

Turn into 13 X 9-inch baking pan sprayed with non-stick vegetable spray.

Bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes or until cake tests done in center.

While cake cools, blend together powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice until smooth and of spreading consistency.Drizzle over cake. Makes 24 servings.

Puree figs, 3/4 cup reserved pineapple juice and vanilla in blender or food processor. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Bill Wight


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