20 fig desserts

Some of our favourite recipes with figs as the starring ingredient.
Fresh figs on a skillet muffin

Full of essential vitamins and minerals, figs have long been known for their health benefits. But, these nutritious fruits are as gorgeous as they are good for you and deserve pride of place on your dessert spread.

From beautiful fig-topped cheesecakes to raspberry and fig tarts, these delicious desserts will have you coming back for seconds.

Looking for ways to incorporate figs into savoury dishes?

pavlova with figs and pomegranate
August 31, 2010

Pavlova with figs and pomegranate

The trick to making a good pavlova is to ensure that the sugar is dissolved, otherwise it will weep. To check, rub a little meringue mixture between your fingers, it should feel smooth, not gritty, otherwise continue whisking. Note
By Women's Weekly Food
walnut and toffeed fig tart
September 30, 2009

Walnut and toffeed fig tart

This dessert looks and tastes amazing. The drizzling of toffee finishes it off beautifully; the toffee will begin to dissolve within 10 minutes of drizzling it over the figs, so it is best made immediately before serving.
By Women's Weekly Food

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