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Gingerbread Fig Loaf

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 48 mins
Yield 14 servings (serving size: 1/14 of loaf)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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.

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

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