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Figs, Whole, Dried by the US Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource—original source of recipe

  • Serves: 12



  1. Grease and flour an 8”x12” pan. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place figs in a bowl; pour boiling water over the top and sprinkle with baking soda. Mix and allow to stand until cool.
  3. Combine oil and sugar. Blend in eggs, applesauce, vanilla, salt, and cocoa.
  4. Add flour alternately with cooled fig mixture.
  5. Spread batter in pan.
  6. Bake for 50 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.