Sweet, soft and figgy, this quick bread is reminiscent of a Fig Newton cookie. If you happen to have an abundance of figs, this fig bread recipe is a delicious, creative way to use them up. And just as too-ripe bananas make the best banana bread, very ripe figs are ideal here.

Emily Nabors Hall
Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8 1/2- x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

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  • Whisk together mashed figs, egg, sugar, butter and vanilla in a large bowl until well combined. Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a small bowl. Whisk flour mixture into fig mixture, stirring until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • Bake in preheated oven until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 28g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 15g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol -1mg; vitamin a iu -1IU; niacin equivalents 0.2mg 2% DV; vitamin b6mg 1% DV; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 148mg 6% DV; thiamin -1mg -100% DV; added sugar 13g; calories from fat 54kcal; percent of calories from carbs 62; percent of calories from fat 30; percent of calories from protein 6; percent of calories from sat fat 15.