Total Time
168hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 168 hrs

Traditional Spanish fig "cake" which is actually a dense, flourless concoction. Sticky, sweet and rich. Serve with Manchego cheese for a savory combination or with espresso for dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop almonds coarsely. Process figs almost to a puree. With your hands, combine figs, almonds, honey and port until it all holds together. At this point, you can press the mixture into a pan and weight it down or form into small balls. Let sit for one week. Keeps a long time wrapped at room temperature
  2. N.B.: Some recipes call for the addition of other dried fruits, such as apricots or cranberries. You may also add cinnamon and anise seed(ground) as flavorings. Some recipes call for rolling the prepared balls in sesame seeds. Do what pleases you! ¡Buen provecho!