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       Title: Fig Garden Party Cakes
  Categories: Desserts, Cakes
       Yield: 1 recipe
 --------------------------------FIG FILLING--------------------------------
      20    California dried figs
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Boiling water
       1 tb Lemon juice
       2 tb Peanut butter
       2 tb Butter or margarine
   For Filling: With scissors, snip stems off figs and cut figs into small
   pieces.  Combine with remaining ingredients in saucepan.  Stir constantly
   over medium heat until thickened.  Add more sugar to taste.  Spread as
   suggested below, or use as a filling for white layer cake.
   Fig Garden Party Cakes:
   Make or buy individual sponge cakes, or make a large sponge cake and cut
   it into layers.  Or use lady fingers.  Fill the layers and spread the top
   with this delicious filling.  Garnish with whipped cream and pass a bowl
   of whipped, sweetened and vanilla-flavored cream.
   Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs
   Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias