Tuesday, 4 November 2014

stuffed figs recipe

stuffed figs :
stuffed figs recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes +
   3 hours soaking
Total cooking time:  30 minutes 
Makes  : 18

to prepare a perfect stuffed figs recipe  we need:

Ingredients :
½ cup (175 g/6 oz) honey
½ cup (125 ml/4 fl oz) sweet dark sherry
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
18 large dried figs
18 Whole blanched almonds
100 g (3 
½ oz) dark Chocolate, 
cut into shards butter, 
for greasing thick (double) cream for serving,

Preparation :

1- Combine the honey, sherry, cinnamon 
and figs with 1 ½ cups (375 ml/12 fl oz)
water in a large saucepan over high heat Bring 
to the boil then reduce the heat and 
simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the pan
from the heat and set aside for 3 hours.
Remove the figs with a slotted spoon,
reserving the liquid.
2- Preheat the oven to moderate 180 ° C
(350°F/Gas 4).Return the pan of liquid to
the Stove and boil over high heat for
5 minutes, or until syrupy, then set aside 
Snip the stems from the figs with scissors
then cut a slit in the top of each fig with
small sharp knife. Push an almond and a 
few shards of chocolate into each slit.
Place the figs in a lightly buttered dish

and bake for 15 minutes or until the
chocolate has melted.
3- Serve three figs per person with a little
 of the Syrup and a dollop of 

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