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Fig-and-Plum Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Justin Walker

Put your best fruit forward in this seasonal snack cake that features fresh plums and figs. A buttery crust lays the foundation for a nutty frangipane filling, and the juicy slices caramelize on top. In short? It's satisfaction, squared. 

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2019
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Cook's Notes

Lining the pan with wide strips of parchment makes it easier to remove the finished cake.


This cake is best enjoyed when the fruit is at their peak-season splendor. In the case of the plums and figs, that's early fall. However, you can adapt this recipe for any time of year by using apricots, peaches, and nectarines instead.

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