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Dried fig recipes

18 Recipes

Dried figs make a delicious snack to enjoy with cheese, or can be incorporated with other fruit and nuts into Christmas cakes, puddings, bread and bakes.


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  • Fig & honey Christmas cake

    Fig & honey Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.35 ratings

    This traditional Christmas cake is the perfect combination of fruit, nuts and spices

  • Spiced fig, coffee & hazelnut cake

    Spiced fig, coffee & hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    This sophisticated cake is gently spiced and full of treacly flavours from dried figs and muscovado sugar, finished with a cream cheese icing

  • Dolcelatte-stuffed figs

    Dolcelatte-stuffed figs

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Fig, nut & seed bread with ricotta & fruit

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.23 ratings

    Start the day well with this fruit and nut breakfast loaf, spread with cream cheese and topped with orange or apple. It keeps for a month, too

  • Figgy Christmas pudding

    Figgy Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    A classic that every Christmas table should have. Make ahead and simply steam the puds to reheat on the big day

  • Spanish fig & almond balls

    Spanish fig & almond balls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Fig & walnut slice

    Fig & walnut slice

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Fudgy fig roll

    Fudgy fig roll

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    The flavours of the traditional biscuit are turned into a Swiss roll, with added nutmeg, cinnamon, banana in the sponge and a touch of fig jam

  • Feeding a Christmas cake with alcohol

    Make & mature Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.341 ratings

    Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist

  • Fruity Christmas stuffing

    Fruity Christmas stuffing

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Ditch shop-bought and make your own stuffing. This meat-free version is packed with cranberries, clementines, apple, almonds and figs, so it's a real treat for vegetarians

  • Fruity figgy flapjacks

    Fruity figgy flapjacks

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    These healthier flapjacks are packed with cranberries, sultanas, apricots and nuts, plus they're gluten-free

  • As-you-like-it Christmas cake

    As-you-like-it Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.71 ratings

    Use your choice of dried fruit, nuts, citrus zest and booze (or even tea) and get your cake made up to six months in advance

  • Frosty forest cake

    Frosty forest cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    You can make this Christmas cake right at the last minute. The decorating makes a fun holiday project for the kids

  • Spiced fruit loaf

    Spiced fruit loaf

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    A treat when freshly baked and spread with butter, then try it toasted for breakfast the next day

  • Winter fruit salad

    Winter fruit salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make the most of autumnal fruits in this refreshing and nourishing salad - make a batch and eat during the week

  • Vegan Christmas pudding served on a small plate

    Vegan Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make this vegan Christmas pudding as part of a festive feast, packed with dried figs, raisins, sultanas and a tot of rum. Serve warm with vegan ice cream

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