Manuka Honey and Fig Cakes

Treat yourself to a culinary masterpiece with our Manuka Honey and Fig Cakes - a perfect balance of natural sweetness and decadence! 🍯


  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • 125 g butter
  • ¼ cups Manuka Honey
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 250 dried figs, finely chopped
  • 1 ¾ cups self-raising flour, sifted
  • ½ cup Manuka Honey

Preheat the oven to 160°C and grease 12 individual cake or muffin tins or one 20 cm springform tin. Process the sugar, butter and Manuka honey in a kitchen whiz until creamy. Add eggs, milk and half of the dried figs and blend together. Pour this mixture into a bowl and mix in the flour and the remaining figs. Divide between the prepared tins and bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool. Warm half a cup of Manuka Honey and brush over the cakes.

Chef’s note: If figs are unavailable this is equally as good with prunes or apricots. For a special occasion presoak the dried fruit in liqueur.