1.Combine figs and water in small heatproof bowl, cover, stand 10 minutes. Process undrained fig mixture until smooth.
2.Sift flour and sugar into medium bowl, rub in butter. Stir in enough milk to mix to a soft, sticky dough.
3.Turn dough onto a floured surface, knead until smooth. Roll dough to 23cm x 30cm oval, spread with fig mixture. Slice apple quarters thinly with a vegetable peeler, place over half the dough lengthways, sprinkle with extra sugar. Fold dough over lengthways to cover about two-thirds of the apple. Transfer to greased oven tray, shape dough into an oval, cut diagonal slashes about 3cm apart on top of turnover, brush with a little milk.
4.Bake in very hot oven about 15 minutes. Serve dusted with icing sugar, if desired.