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Figs and almond cake recipe 4
Figs and almond cake recipe | Fig upside down cake
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins

This rustic figs and almond cake recipe is quite simple. It is a perfect balance of subtle sweet and spicy from cinnamon. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Servings: 4
Wet ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 grams butter melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence or almond essence
Dry ingredients
  • 1/4 cup sugar + 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour levelled or self raising flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 5-6 figs cleaned, sliced
  1. Preheat the oven at 375 Fahrenheit (190C ).
  2. Prepare a 20 cm cake pan by greasing and flouring.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add eggs. Whip it with a stand mixer or hand mixer on low speed for about 30 seconds.
  4. Add melted butter and whip again about 30 seconds.

  5. Add sugar by two tablespoons at a time. Do not add all at once. Beat at low to high speed till its consistency is like ribbon. It will take around 2 minutes.
  6. Add vanilla essence or almond extract and mix.
  7. Then add almond powder, self raising flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  8. Just combine the dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Do not over mix or beat.
  9. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan. Arrange the figs slices in circular manner.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes until the cake is well risen, firm, and the skewer comes out clean.
  11. It should also be golden brown on top. The cake will form a slight dome. But it will settle down after cooling down.
  12. Cool the cake on a wire cake rack for ten minutes. Serve it with cup of tea.