Fig recipes

27 Recipes

A distinctive and vibrant fruit that works with sweet and savoury dishes.

Fig & prosciutto pizzettas


(3 ratings)

Impress when entertaining with these mini pizzas topped with creamy mozzarella, sweet fruit and salty Italian ham
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Ricotta, fig & prosciutto crostini


(1 rating)

Little Italian toasts topped with creamy cheese, sweet fruit and salty ham - a killer combination to be served as a nibble
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Little fig & almond cakes


(7 ratings)

A super-quick cupcake recipe for an 'anytime' sponge - they go as well with a cup of morning coffee as they do with a scoop of ice cream for dessert
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Fig & walnut slice


(5 ratings)

Looking for something new to go with your favourite cheese? This makes a perfect accompaniment, or a lovely gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Spanish fig & almond balls


(4 ratings)

A festive version of Pan de Higo, a dried fig cake that the Spanish traditionally eat with cheese and a drizzle of honey
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple, fig & ginger chutney


(22 ratings)

The pineapple flavour really comes through in this tangy chutney, making it a perfect accompaniment for ham and all your festive cold meats and cheeses
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Toffee fig pies


(2 ratings)

Figs are delicious when in season and this easy recipe gives them a lovely sweet edge. Perfect with a touch of cream.
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Date & fig bread


(1 rating)

A sourdough-style bread that's just bursting with fruit and flavour - it bakes in just 20 minutes
  • 15 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Fig & blue cheese tart


(8 ratings)

This extra special tart with crumbly walnut pastry makes a fabulous vegetarian dinner
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fig & honey Christmas cake


(24 ratings)

This traditional Christmas cake is the perfect combination of fruit, nuts and spices
  • 4 hours
  • More effort

Honey roasted fig & almond tart


(12 ratings)

Delicious, sweet and fruity pud, great served with cream or ice cream - make the case with bought pastry
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Dolcelatte-stuffed figs


(10 ratings)

Simple yet impressive stuffed figs make lovely canapés and only take 15 minutes to make
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Sticky cinnamon figs


(23 ratings)

A simple and stylish nutty fig pudding ready in just 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Figs with prosciutto


(5 ratings)

A super-quick, delicious fig and prosciutto dish, great for a starter or snack
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Lacquered duck with grilled figs


(3 ratings)

The sweet, rich flavour of chargrilled figs combined with pungent spices is spectacular with duck - serve simply with a peppery leaf salad
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Silky chicken liver parfait tart


(3 ratings)

If you're not a confident pastry-maker, you can use shop-bought pastry - you'll find it easier to handle and the result will still be delicious
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • A challenge


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