How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 then place butter in saucepan over medium heat.
  • Allow it to cook after melting until lightly browned and emitting a nutty scent about 8 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and allow the browned butter to cool.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and spices.
  • Toast almonds in a 350 oven for 14 minutes then finely grind them and add to flour mixture.
  • Set aside then reduce oven to 300.
  • Pour browned butter into a mixer equipped with a whip attachment.
  • Add sugar and whip on high speed then add eggs one at a time at 30 second intervals.
  • Continue to whip then fold dry mixture into butter egg mixture until thoroughly combined.
  • Set aside then cut hard stems off figs and cut each fruit lengthwise into 6 wedges.
  • Using a sharp knife trim tops and bottoms off oranges then cut all peel and pith from flesh.
  • Section oranges by cutting between each membrane and removing each wedge of fruit.
  • Fold the fig wedges and orange sections into the batter.
  • Prepare a round cake pay by greasing with butter and dusting with flour then tapping out excess.
  • Pour batter into pan and bake 1 hour or until a knife inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Cool cake in pan on rack and when cool invert onto serving dish and dust with powdered sugar.

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