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
1:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

2:

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

3:

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

4:

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.

5:

Cool the figs in the cooking liquid.

6:

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