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Honeyed Figs with Orange and Ginger

Total time 22 mins
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.