iced coffee loaf cake, topped with figs and glaze

Fig recipes

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

5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
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11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this sticky, sweet fig chutney alongside pâté and our homemade rosemary crackers or your favourite cheese. Make the most of figs when they're in season

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sponge pudding gets taken up a level with the addition of delicious baked figs and thyme, resulting in a seriously comforting wintry dessert. Serve warm with cream, ice cream or Greek yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your pizza a gourmet makeover with sensational ingredients, including tangy Italian cheese and sweet ripe figs – perfect for lunchtime entertaining

1 hr and 45 mins
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24 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A fiery hit that goes well with cheese

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
8 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

Give the gift of homemade fig jam to family and friends. It's the perfect partner to a fresh loaf at breakfast time, or try swirled into natural yogurt

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Easy to make and full of juicy fruit, this cake can be served at teatime or as a pudding, the perfect finish to Sunday lunch

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Classic American stuffing is chunkier than the British version, but just as delicious. These meaty stuffing balls are baked to crispy golden perfection

1 hr and 50 mins
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy as it is with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dunking, or smear with soft goat's cheese and top with a handful of rocket

1 hr
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31 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs
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23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Delicious, sweet and fruity pud, great served with cream or ice cream - make the case with bought pastry

1 hr and 45 mins
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19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you want to make this more substantial, you could serve some prosciutto or Serrano ham with it

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cheese and fruit are a great pairing – this toasted bagel combines ricotta with blackcurrant jam and fig, along with a crumbled sesame snap for texture

10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Liven up bread and butter pudding by adding sticky figs and pecans, drizzled with caramel sauce. It's a delicious way to use up stale bread

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This extra special tart with crumbly walnut pastry makes a fabulous vegetarian dinner

3 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This beautiful bird makes a nice change for Sunday lunch, it's complemented by the sweetness of figs and a nutty sauce

1 hr and 10 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An unusual fruit filling, complemented by Middle-Eastern flavours of rosewater and cardamom, makes for an impressive dinner party dessert

1 hr and 35 mins
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6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fresh, seasonal starter that’s simple to make and looks pretty on the plate

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Take these classic sweet treats to the next level by adding chewy toffees to the rich and fruity filling

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This dish makes the perfect ending to a relaxed dinner party, special yet stress-free

20 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
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