In my mind there is no better way to kick off a new month than with a bundt cake. Since its September, I thought I’d take some beautiful seasonal figs and turn them into this bourbon, vanilla fig bundt cake.
I’m excited to participate in this awesome blog hop to spread the word about San Diego Fig Fest happening next Sunday, September 8th at the San Diego Public Market. Even though summer may be over, there’s plenty of great fall produce on our horizon. Figs are very “fall” to me and when combined with bourbon, you can’t help but get that cozy change-of-seasons feeling on the inside. I hope anyone who’s in the San Diego area will come out next weekend to get in the fall spirit with me, and check out some more awesome fall recipes prepared by local chefs and food purveyors.
If you’re not quite ready for fall yet, well, that’s cool too. Enjoy the sun, the pool, and let the summer linger for as long as possible. That’s what I always try to do. But, at some point you’re going to have to face the facts that fall is inevitable, and I recommend surrendering to it with a bundt cake. Bundts make every life transition easier. (Words to live by)
I hope to see you all next weekend at the San Diego public market for Fig Fest! You know what else makes seasonal transitions easier? Food samples, local wine and beer, and raising money for a great charity, Olivewood Gardens, St. Vincent De Paul and culinary scholarships. Happy Labor Day everyone!