Honey-Baked Black Mission Figs with Orange and Ginger

  • SuzanneM Posted: 10/05/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This made a lovely dessert. Everyone enjoyed it, but I felt it was way more "orange-y" than "figgy." I would make this again, but increase the fig to orange ratio (the photo was deceptive).I used clover honey and Cointreau. It was an easy dessert to put together; I did everything in advance except the whipped cream. A sprinkling of orange zest made a pretty presentation.

  • jeichert1980 Posted: 09/26/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I had high hopes for this since I was able to find some nice figs but this recipe just didn't do anything for me or anyone I made it for. The flavor was okay but, as the one star indicates, would definitely not make again.

  • kla2011 Posted: 09/10/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Used 4 small/med valencia oranges instead of 4 large navels. This created a much better balance between the figs and the oranges. Delicious.

  • SingingGourmand Posted: 10/13/12
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    After reading about the overly-orange comments, I skipped the oranges altogether and just used more figs. I also just used regular honey for the same reason. I plated it with the whipped cream in the center and figs around it, drizzled the amazing sauce over it all, and then sprinkled a few toasted chopped cashews across the top. It was elegant, light and scrumptious!


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