Recipe Details

Wine and Spice Soaked Figs

Number of Servings: 10

Serving Size: 2 figs with 1 tsp glaze

This sweet dessert is fat free and extra delicious.

Name: Amount:
lb whole dried Calimyrna figs 1
peel from one large lemon, yellow part only, removed with a vegetable peeler in strips 1
peel from one large orange, orange part only, removed with a vegetable peeler in strips 1
(3 inch) cinnamon stick 1
dry red wine 1.50 cups
granulated sugar 0.33 cup

Preheat oven to 350°F.


Place the figs, lemon peel, orange peel, and cinnamon stick in a single layer in an 11×7 inch glass baking dish.


Combine the wine and sugar in a small saucepan and heat to boiling. Pour over the figs.


Cover and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes or until the figs are plumped and the sauce is thickened.


Cool the figs in the cooking liquid.


The figs may be kept in an airtight container and stored in the refrigerator for 4 days. Bring to room temperature and remove the cinnamon stick before serving.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 146
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 5mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 28g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 1/2 Carbohydrate