Maple, Fig, and Marsala Pie

10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

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1 1/3 cups coarsely chopped dried figs (about 8 ounces)
1/3 cup sweet Marsala or sweet sherry
2 tablespoons stick margarine or butter
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large eggs

Preparation

Prepare and bake the Pastry Crust in a 9-inch pie plate. Cool crust completely on a wire rack.

Combine the figs and Marsala in a medium saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; place in a medium bowl. Cool completely.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Melt the margarine in a small, heavy saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; add brown sugar and salt, stirring until combined. Add maple syrup, vinegar, vanilla, and eggs; stir well. Add to fig mixture; stir well. Spoon fig mixture into prepared crust. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on a wire rack.

Created date

November 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 273
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 8.5 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 3.9 g
Carbohydrate 46.8 g
Fiber 4.2 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Calcium 63 mg