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Spiced baked figs with ginger mascarpone

Spiced baked figs with ginger mascarpone

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal327
fat21g
saturates2g
carbs33g
sugars32g
fibre2g
protein3g
low insalt0.22g
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Ingredients

  • 8 figs , halved
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 star anise
  • shortbread fingers, to serve

For the ginger mascarpone

  • 1 ball stem ginger , very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger syrup from the jar
  • ½ a 250g tub mascarpone

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Lay the figs in an ovenproof roasting dish, dot over the butter and drizzle with honey. Sprinkle over the sugar and cinnamon, then pour over the orange juice and mix lightly. Nestle the star anise amongst the figs and roast for 15-20 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    When ready to serve, mix the ginger and syrup through the mascarpone. Place 4 fig halves, drizzled with syrup, on a plate with a dollop of mascarpone and some shortbread fingers.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2009

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