Figs are a seasonal favorite of mine.
So when I got a basket of them in my Specialty Produce Farmer’s Market Box (FMB) a few weeks ago, I just knew I had to come up with a fresh, new recipe with figs as the main focus. In particular, Fig Cakes with Vanilla Glaze. Flavored with cinnamon, almond and vanilla, these cakelettes are studded with purple-hued bits of earthy, sweet fig. A simple vanilla glaze is added to echo flavors inside the cake, and toasted almonds are sprinkled on top for crunch and contrast. I enjoyed these cakes with vanilla ice cream for dessert, and with coffee for breakfast. Continue reading for the recipe.