California Fig Puree

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Applesauce and mashed bananas are familiar fat replacers in baking. Discover how to make fig puree for a new way to lower fat and increase nutrition.

Fig puree can be used as a fat replacement in moist, soft and chewy baked goods. Start by replacing half the fat called for in the recipe. It takes some experimenting to find the best substitution amount to give the best baking results. See what you like. Some people find they can even replace all the fat with fig puree; it really is a matter of personal preference and the recipe.

How to Make Fig Puree

Applesauce and mashed bananas are familiar fat replacers in baking. Discover how to make fig puree for a new way to lower fat and increase nutrition.
Applesauce and mashed bananas are familiar fat replacers in baking. Discover how to make fig puree for a new way to lower fat and increase nutrition.
Nutrition
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine figs and vanilla. Stream in water and process until smooth.

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