Gluten-Free Sticky Pecan Caramel Fig Cakes

These mini-cakes are dense, gooey, aromatic, delicious and gluten-free! The perfect holiday (or any day) dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup chopped pecans
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, softened
1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free yellow cake mix
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3
cup water
3
eggs
1
cup fig preserves
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 24 regular-size muffin cups with shortening.
  • 2 In large bowl, place brown sugar, pecans and salt. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in 1/2 cup of the butter until mixture is crumbly. Place about 1 tablespoon of the crumbly mixture in bottom of each muffin cup; press gently to flatten.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, the remaining 1/2 cup butter, water and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Add preserves; beat 30 seconds. Spoon about 1/4 cup cake batter over crumbly mixture in each muffin cup.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cake is golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately place cooling rack over top of pan. Turn upside down to release cakes. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cake
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.