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    Fig Bread

    Fig Bread. Photo by Jessica K

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr

    Sharon123's Note:

    Adapted from Cook Now Serve Later Cookbook, this is a good tasting bread! You can substitute apricots, raisins, dates, etc. for the figs for variation. I have also halved this recipe and baked 45 minutes in a mini loaf pan. Enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    loaf

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small saucepan, heat the apple juice over moderately high heat just until boiling, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat, add butter, and stir until melted. Stir in the salt and figs. Cool to room temperature.
    2. 2
      Preheat the oven to 350*F. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla until well incorporated. Stir in fig mixture and lemon rind. Add all to the dry inigredients and stir until just moistened. Do not overmix.
    3. 3
      Spoon the batter into a greased 8"x4"x2" loaf pan. Bake for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let it cool upright in the pan on a wire rack for at least 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely.
    4. 4
      Makes 1 loaf.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 24, 2013

      55

      I was looking for a quick recipe using dried figs and this was the first one I came across. It was pretty easy and it's delicious!! I started checking the bread after 45 minutes because it smelled like it was done. It took about a full hour to cook. I had to cover it with foil near the end so the middle would finish cooking without burning the top. It's a very good recipe. This is a keeper!

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    • on May 09, 2010

      45

      I made this yesterday with apricots plus I added some walnuts. Very good.

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    • on June 11, 2009

      45

      I did not have the lemon rind, I did use 1/2 whole wheat flour. I checked with toothpick with 15 minutes left and the bread was done. Good bread, I think my cooking time was still to long, a little dry.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fig Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (924 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2289.1
     
    Calories from Fat 544
    23%
    Total Fat 60.4 g
    93%
    Saturated Fat 32.9 g
    164%
    Cholesterol 545.0 mg
    181%
    Sodium 1258.2 mg
    52%
    Total Carbohydrate 407.1 g
    135%
    Dietary Fiber 28.2 g
    113%
    Sugars 202.4 g
    809%
    Protein 43.2 g
    86%

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