Sticky cinnamon figs

Sticky cinnamon figs

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(27 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins Ready in 10 minutes


Serves 4

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

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal162
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars11.5g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.06g
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  • 8 ripe figs



    Although not juicy, the fig is an incredibly luscious fruit, with a delicate aroma and sweet…

  • large knob of butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 4 tbsp clear honey
  • handful shelled pistachio nuts or almonds
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon or mixed spice



    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • mascarpone or Greek yogurt, to serve


  1. Heat grill to medium high. Cut a deep cross in the top of each fig then ease the top apart like a flower. Sit the figs in a baking dish and drop a small piece of the butter into the centre of each fruit. Drizzle the honey over the figs, then sprinkle with the nuts and spice.

  2. Grill for 5 mins until figs are softened and the honey and butter make a sticky sauce in the bottom of the dish. Serve warm, with dollops of mascarpone or yogurt.

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18th Mar, 2015
This is great dessert for special occasions. Thank you so much for sharing this methods on how to make delicious Sticky cinnamon figs. I want to try to make this on our house. I know my kids would love to eat this. -- how to get soundcloud followers
30th Sep, 2014
Delicious- didnt use nuts and used half fat mascarpone. First time I have tried figs and will be making again. Very quick and tasty dessert!
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21st Sep, 2014
This is great for a dinner party where you actually want to spend some time with your guests. Everybody loved it, including me, and it costed like, zero effort! Winner!
9th Sep, 2012
Quick, easy, light and delicious!
13th Aug, 2012
i didn't think i liked figs but i tried this and it was delicious; they were absolutely gorgeous.
29th Jul, 2012
Really delicious and so easy to prepare! Served with greek yogurt, was the perfect dessert for a summer evening
1st Dec, 2011
Had this tonight and it was delicious! I used chopped roasted hazlenuts instead and thought it was so yummy for very little effort!
1st Nov, 2011
Very easy to make. It made a tasty light dessert.
23rd Aug, 2011
btw Elias, I think it'd be lovely with a little condensed milk instead of honey.
23rd Aug, 2011
This amazing dessert literally takes 10 mins, and it looks and tastes fantastic! I've been making it every few days now that figs are in season and so cheap!


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