Fig Cake with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting. We amped up our southern spice cake with figs and toasted pecans. Adding a luscious quality for fig lovers that can't be denied. We even made it a little lighter on the calories by replacing some of the sugar with a fresh batch of our homemade, unsweetened applesauce!Our very southern buttermilk spice cake with figs is topped with our homemade Honey Cream Cheese frosting. Mouthwatering cake for the Fig Lover in you!