This low-GI rice pudding is enhanced by the flavour of caramelised figs and the zest of orange. Serve with drizzled honey, nuts and mint. It’s perfect for diabetics too.
This indulgent seasonal dessert, layered with fresh fruit, is ripe for the picking.
Sweet, nutty and fruity, this gorgeous almond tart is topped with scorched fresh figs to create a wonderfully indulgent dessert, perfect for weekends or morning tea treats.
The dessert that is deliciously creamy and wobbles like jelly.
The frangipane flower and this frangipane tart have absolutely nothing to do with each other, despite the name. Although both look absolutely stunning and will fill your house with the most delightful aroma.
These divine fig galettes make a beautiful dessert with a mug of hot coffee. The combination of buttery pastry and juicy fruit is a match made in heaven.
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
Fig and chocolate studded cupcakes spread with chocolate ganache and topped with fresh figs and toffee crowns make a pretty spectacular treat.
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.
Locking in the base of a springform pan upside down, makes it easier to remove the cake later. Blowtorches are available from kitchenware and hardware stores. Alternatively, you can place the tray of figs under a hot grill to caramelise the sugar. Note
Thickly sliced fresh nectarines or peaches can be used in place of figs. Note