You could make a savory treat with this and serve it next to a cheese platter!!Enjoy Alissa
Note: Do not overmix!
2 Tbsp. sweet butter, melted
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour (i used spelt)
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp vanilla sugar
2/3 cup finely fresh or dried figs
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Set oven at 425º. Grease 12-cup muffin pan.
Combine melted butter, egg, and buttermilk in large bowl. Mix well.
Combine brown sugar, flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Stir to mix. Add flour mixture to liquid ingredients, MIXING ONLY UNTIL DRY INGREDIENTS ARE MOISTENED. Stir in the figs and pecans.
Spoon into muffin pan, filling about two thirds full.
Bake for I say about 20 minutes Best served warm with butter