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White plates topped with mascarpone and halves purple figs

Amaretto baked figs

Published: September 14, 2021 at 4:39 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Jammy figs are roasted with amaretto for a nutty sweetness. Serve with creamy mascarpone and crumbled amaretti biscuits for an elegant autumnal dessert

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal929
fat32.8g
saturates18.3g
carbs117.5g
sugars117.2g
fibre15.2g
protein12g
salt0.4g
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Enjoy these amaretto baked figs, then check out our fig tart, roasted figs, figs on toast and more fig recipes.

Ingredients

  • 12 figs, halved
  • 150ml amaretto
  • 75g caster sugar
  • ½ tsp, plus ½ tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 200g mascarpone
  • 200g greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 50g amaretti biscuits

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the figs, cut-side down, into a 20cm x 30cm baking dish. Whisk together the amaretto, caster sugar, ½ tsp vanilla and 50ml of water in a small pan and heat until the sugar dissolves, then pour over the figs. Cover the dish with foil and roast for 10 minutes, before removing the foil and roasting for another 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  • STEP 2
    Mix together the mascarpone, greek yogurt, ½ tsp of vanilla paste and icing sugar.
  • STEP 3
    Spoon some mascarpone yogurt onto plates, and spoon over the figs and their syrup. Crush over a few amaretti biscuits to serve.

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