Fig Recipes

Simple Fig and Honey Pud recipe

This delicious pudding is perfect for serving in late summer when figs are at their best. If possible, use honey with honey comb from a farm shop for the best possible flavour.


  • 12 fat figs
  • 1 400g jar honey
  • 1 200g tub mascarpone
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 100ml or so water

Method of Preparation:

  1. Wash the figs and cut in half, leaving them attached at the bottom. Place in a baking tin. Pour the water into the tin.

  2. Preheat the oven to 200C.

  3. Spoon around a dessertspoonful of honey into each open fig, along with some of the comb if using.

  4. Dot the mascarpone over the top of the figs and sprinkle with the cinnamon and nutmeg.

  5. Bake for 12 minutes. Baste with the juices before serving.

Serve these figs with some high quality vanilla ice cream. This recipe serves six people.

Author: Laura Young.

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400gabout 14 oz (14.1092 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
200gabout 7 oz (7.0546 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
100mlabout ½ cup (0.4227 cups based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
200C400F / Gas Mark 6


Published: August 31, 2011
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