Fig Pistachio Cake w Orange Cream Frosting

Happy nut thing – fig pistachio cake w orange cream frosting
filed: one 6-inch cake


Orange Fresh Fig Filling

12 ounces (about 10) fresh mission figs, stemmed and diced
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Pistachio Rum Cake

2 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten
1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature
3 tablespoons dark rum
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup (5-1/4 ounces) granulated sugar
1/2 cup toasted pistachio
1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) plus 3 tablespoons cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
12 tablespoons (6 ounces/1-12/ sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 12 pieces, room temperature

Orange Cream Frosting

8 ounces cream cheese
5 tablespoons (2-1/2 ounces) unsalted butter
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 teaspoon dark rum
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoons fine sea salt
1-1/4 cups (5 ounces) confectioners’ sugar




Stay Fancy! ;)

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