How to make Fig Almond Tea Cake -

A hot cup of tea and a cake slice with the richness of coconut milk, almonds slivers and figs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Dried Figs (सूखी अंजीर), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Fig Almond Tea Cake

Fig Almond Tea Cake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Fig Almond Tea Cake Recipe

  • Dried Figs coarsely chopped 100 grams

  • Almonds slivered 3 tablespoons

  • Dried Figs soaked in rum 100 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Butter softened , 200 grams + for greasing

  • Baking powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt ½ teaspoon

  • Milk 2/3 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Granulated sugar 1½ cups + 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs 4


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 9×5 loaf tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set aside.

Step 3

Grind the soaked figs along with rum to make a smooth puree.

Step 4

Combine coconut milk and vanilla essence in another bowl and whisk well.

Step 5

Cream together butter and sugar in another bowl till light and fluffy using an electric beater.

Step 6

Add egg gradually and whisk well. Add fig puree and mix well. Add the flour mixture and coconut milk mixture and whisk till well combined.

Step 7

Dust the coarsely chopped dried figs and almonds with some flour, add it to batter and fold well.

Step 8

Transfer the batter into the greased loaf tin and place on a baking tray. Put the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for forty to fifty minutes. Remove from the oven, cool and demould.

Step 9

Slice and serve.

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