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Fig and Lemon Cake

Sweet and delicious yogurt cake made with lemon and fresh figs.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 299 kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons butter , softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 lemon , zested
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 pint fresh figs , halved
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons turbinado sugar (raw sugar)


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Butter an 8-inch cast-iron skillet and set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.
  4. In your mixer's bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add egg and continue to beat until mixed.
  6. Mix in zest and vanilla; beat until thoroughly combined.
  7. Set your mixer on the lowest setting and add flour mixture in batches, alternating with yogurt and beginning and ending with flour.
  8. Pour batter into the skillet.
  9. Using an offset spatula, spread the batter evenly and smooth it out.
  10. Add figs on top, face up, and push them into the batter.
  11. Sprinkle cake with turbinado sugar.
  12. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  13. Let cool for about 20 minutes.
  14. Cut and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Fig and Lemon Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 134mg6%
Potassium 305mg9%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.