Honeyed Figs with Orange and Ginger

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4 servings


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1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
12 small stemmed, halved dried figs
2 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 teaspoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)


Total: 22 Minutes

1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Simmer 3 minutes; cover, remove from heat, and let stand 15 minutes. Stir in orange sections.

2. Place cream in a small bowl. Beat with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Add sugar and liqueur; beat at high speed until stiff peaks form. Divide fig mixture evenly among 4 bowls; top each serving with about 2 tablespoons whipped cream.

Created date

February 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 192
Fat 6 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 35.4 g
Fiber 4.1 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Calcium 84 mg