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Spiced baked figs with ginger mascarpone

This dish makes the perfect ending to a relaxed dinner party, special yet stress-free

  • Prep: 3 mins
    Cook: 20 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 327
  • Carbohydrates 33
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 32
  • Protein 3
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 2
  • Salt 0.22

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 327
  • Carbohydrates 33
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 32
  • Protein 3
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 2
  • Salt 0.22

Ingredients

  • 8 figs, halved
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 star anise
  • shortbread fingers, to serve
  • 1 ball stem ginger, very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger syrup from the jar
  • ½ a 250g tub mascarpone

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Lay the figs in an ovenproof roasting dish, dot over the butter and drizzle with honey. Sprinkle over the sugar and cinnamon, then pour over the orange juice and mix lightly. Nestle the star anise amongst the figs and roast for 15-20 minutes.

  2. When ready to serve, mix the ginger and syrup through the mascarpone. Place 4 fig halves, drizzled with syrup, on a plate with a dollop of mascarpone and some shortbread fingers.

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