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Rustic fig and hazelnut cake

Figs seem terribly decadent to me. It must be all those luscious red filaments when you cut one open, eating the soft sweet inner flesh directly off the skin. Such a short season for this heady delight that nature has created with such perfection. Growing up I remember the fig tree in the backyard of…