Our Figat Ensaimada is a product that contains all the tradition from Minorca. Minorca has deep farm tradition, and jams have been a valued food since many years ago, specially the fig jam.
For this reason, the Figat Ensaimada is on of the most commendable ensaimada. In our online shop you can find all our ensaimadas in two different sizes.
Our receipt keeps the same from 1873, and it is a tradicional and artisan receipt. The ensaimada is a product that keeps remaining in Minorca, by the way is one of the favorite souvenirs for tourists. It is a typical bakery product, ingredients are so common: flour, sugar, eggs and lard.
The name of the ensaimada comes from the word “saïm“, it is how people in Mallorca says lard. Nowadays ensaimadas keep made as they used to many years ago, and we really think that ensaimadas should keep this essence of tradition.
We don’t just have figat ensaimadas, in Sa Sucreria you can find our traditional ensaimadas, if you have never tasted this typical minorcan food we really recommend it to you.
If you want to enjoy your ensaimada the most, we really recommend you to follow the steps below:
- Unpack the ensaimada and let it rest a few minutes.
- Preheat your oven at 180º, turn off the oven and put the ensaimada in, but don’t do it more than 5 minutes.
- Use a strainer to sprinkle all the powdered sugar on the ensaimada.