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. 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; 6 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 148 mg sodium. 28 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 15 g sugar; 3 g protein; 13 g added sugar;

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