Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream

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Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream is a soft, delicious and creamy cake filled with fresh figs, honey and topped with whipped cream – pistachio. The cake can be used at an in-house party or makes a great holiday gift too.figs-cake-recipeYou have to try this ‘Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream’ as it’s so gorgeous, light and fluffy that you would absolutely fall in love with its flavors. Winter is the perfect season to enjoy so many fresh local produce and one of my favorites is figs – I love them in my salad, smoothies, savory dishes but I absolutely adore them in cakes. And, my favorite flavor combination with figs is honey…they are absolutely made for each other. I recently came across ‘Don Victor® Honey at Walmart in the Hispanic Aisle and it has such a sweet-aromatic flavors. Also, Don Victor® Honey is raw, filtered honey, not heated or processed in any other way hence I bought a couple of jars to use and to give as holiday gifts too. Don-Victor-HoneyBy the time we got home, I had already decided to make the ‘Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream’ with it. The honey that I bought also has a honeycomb which I absolutely love to eat either on it’s own or cheese or on a warm dinner roll with freshly cut figs along with my morning coffee – it makes for a quick but yum breakfast. honeyThe recipe for the cake is extremely simple and you need some fresh figs, pistachio, pecans, eggs, flour and off-course Don Victor® honey. I’m using the honeycomb in the cake batter and also topping it on the cake along with some chopped pistachio for that fresh taste. (Here are some pictures of the cake process)
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easy-figs-cake-recipeI served the cake for a holiday evening tea at my place and it was already gone before I could get to it. Everybody absolutely loved the simple yet delicious flavors. So, to make them even more happy (remember it’s the season to be happy), I also gifted them with a jar of Don Victor® honey‘. You can also visit their Facebook or Pinterest page to find more details / recipe inspiration.quick-figs-honeycomb-cake-recipeI really hope you get to try the cake this festive season and enjoy it with your loved ones. As mentioned we found the Don Victor® honey in the Hispanic Food Aisle of our local Walmart (Picture below)Don Victor® honey at walmart

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6-8 People

Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

4 Large Figs - crushed or pulp

2 Tbsp Honey - I'm using Don Victor® Orange Blossom Comb Honey Globe Jar

1 Tbsp Honeycombs - crushed

1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

1/4 Cup Plain Yogurt

1/2 Cup Olive Oil

1 Cup Sugar - You may use sugar substitute of choice

2 Large Eggs

2 Tsp Baking Powder

1/2 Tsp Salt

For Decoration

1 Cup Whipped Cream

1/4 Cup Pistachio - thinly sliced

1 Tsp Honeycomb - chopped

1 Fig - Sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F (175C).
  2. Spray a round cake pan with baking spray, set aside*
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt in a large bowl.
  4. Whisk together, yogurt, sugar, honey and eggs, to form a batter.
  5. Fold the dry ingredients slowly into wet ingredients and form a smooth (lump-free batter).
  6. Add the honeycombs and fold again.
  7. Pour the batter into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the cake feels springy to the touch and a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. (Be careful not to over bake)
  9. Cool cake on a wire rack for 10 minutes; then turn it out of the pan onto the rack.
  10. Spread the whipped cream evenly over the cake.
  11. Place the sliced figs and honeycombs at the center of the cake.
  12. Sprinkle with sliced pistachio.
  13. Serve Fresh or store in fridge for 2 days.
Cuisine: Mediterranean | Recipe Type: Dessert
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Calories
132 cal
Carbs
28 g
Protein
4 g


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2 Replies to "Honeycomb and Fig Cake with Pistachio Cream"

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    Adriana Martin December 6, 2016 (5:06 pm)
    What a delightful recipe I wish I coudl have a slice now. Love all the ingredients and the figs wow. My kind of dessert. Thanks for yoru participation on this shop ~ client
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      Molly Kumar December 6, 2016 (5:37 pm)
      Hi Adriana, I'm so happy that you liked the recipe and I wish I could share it with you. The cake is really soft, delicious and the 'Don Victor® Honey' enhances the flavors even further - Thanks, Molly

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