Gingerbread Fig Loaf



14 servings (serving size: 1/14 of loaf)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 48 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 203
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 32.4 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 228 mg
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fiber 2.4 g
Calcium 57 mg


Cooking spray
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup applesauce
1/4 cup molasses
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup small dried Mission figs, halved lengthwise


Preheat oven to 350°.

Coat an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with wax paper; coat wax paper with cooking spray. Set aside.

Combine brown sugar and next 4 ingredients; beat with a whisk until smooth.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Add figs; stir well. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

Bake at 350° for 48 to 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.