|1 teaspoon||Ea: allspice; cinnamon, salt, soda; cloves, & nutmeg|
|1 cup||Each: buttermilk; fig preserves; & chopped pecans|
|1 tablespoon||White corn syrup|
Beat eggs. Add sugar & oil. Sift flour, salt, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves. Mix soda & buttermilk & add alternately with flour mixture to egg-sugar mixture while beating with mixer. Mix well. Add vanilla, pecans & fig preserves. Bake in greased & floured 13x9-inch pan at 350 for 35-40 minutes. When cooked, add icing while still warm. Icing: Combine ingredients in large pan. Bring to a boil & boil 3 minutes. Pour over cake.
From <Simply Southern>, the Desoto School Mothers' Assn, Helena-West Helena, AR 72390. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .
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