In a food processor pulse with a metal blade almonds to a fine crumb add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt pulse to mix and lighten.
Beat together sugar and oil until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla and almond extract.
In a mixer at low speed, beat flour into egg mixture a little at a time, alternating with orange juice. Stir in figs. Spoon batter into prepared baking pan; smooth top.
Bake cake at 350° for about 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool fig cake in pan on rack for about 5 minutes; remove from pan to rack to cool completely. Dust with powdered sugar if desired.