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Fig Almond Cake Crumble Recipe is my kind of dessert because it has all my favorite ingredients like Fig Almond Spread, cardamom, ground Almonds and Grand Marnier. This cake is quick and super easy.

Fig Almond Cake Recipe - Fig Almond Crumble

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  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


Perfect for tea or coffee time, this fig almond cake recipe is a crumbly dessert made with fig preserves, cardamom, ground almonds and Grand Marnier. This is the famous Fig Almond Torte reinvented.

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  • 2/3 cup (1 stick + 3 Tablespoons) softened butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Grand Marnier
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 & 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon double acting baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 oz. of Fig Preserves
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1 oz. chopped and melted white chocolate


  1. Beat together butter and sugar in a large bowl, with an electric mixer.
  2. Beat in egg, then vanilla, almond extract, and Grand Marnier.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom and salt, blend thoroughly into butter mixture (mixture will be crumbly).
  4. Grease a 9-inch pie plate.
  5. Spread half of crumb mixture (about 2 cups) evenly on bottom of pie plate.
  6. Dollop spoonfuls of fig preserves on top, and gently spread evenly.
  7. Mix remaining crumbs with almonds; spread on top of fig spread; pat down lightly.
  8. Bake at 375°F for about 25 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges, and firm to the touch.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Drizzle with melted white chocolate.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: Italian / Mediterranean
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