Sift flour into a bowl and create a well in the center. Add yeast, 2 tablespoons sugar, milk and liqueur to well. Sprinkle pieces of butter onto flour. Cover bowl and let rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
Beat egg with remaining sugar and salt. Knead into dough to form a smooth dough. Add a little flour or milk if needed. Cover and let rise 30 minutes more.
Coarsely chop figs. Knead dough again and add figs. Shape into an oblong loaf and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover and let rise for about 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
Brush dough with water and bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes.
Remove, let cool, slice and serve.