Amaretto cake with caramelised figs

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Appears in
Wild Weed Pie: A Lifetime of Recipes

By Janni Kyritsis and Roberta Muir

Published 2006

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‘A good cake never sinks in the middle,’ they say. The inspiration for this cake came from Alice Waters’ wonderful olive oil and Sauternes cake. As delicious as it tasted, though, it still had a tendency to sink in the middle when I tried to make it (through no fault of the recipe, I’m sure). I decided to adapt the idea and make a cake using clarified butter and amaretto. I had some success with the recipe, but