Cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and corn syrup; mix well. Blend in water, flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and soda. Add figs, mixing gently; stir in bread crumbs.
Fill greased muffin pans two thirds full, and bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes.
Yield: 12 muffins.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana