Baked figs with marsala and maple syrup

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Baked figs
Baked figs
  • Serves: 4

  • Cooking time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe Looking for quick and easy recipes? Try this gorgeous dessert from Woman's Weekly. If you love figs, you can't get better than this.


  • 8 large, ripe figs
  • 1 cinnamon stick, roughly broken
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons Marsala
  • Thick Greek yogurt

If you don't have maple syrup and marsala, use honey and sweet sherry.


  1. Set the oven to Gas Mark 4 or 180C
  2. Cut a cross in the top of each fig
  3. Pack the fruit fairly tightly into a shallow baking dish and add pieces of cinnamon stick
  4. Spoon the maple syrup and Marsala over
  5. Cover the dish tightly with foil
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, depending on how ripe the figs are
  7. Spoon figs on to a serving platter, then reduce the syrup in a pan for a few minutes and pour it over
  8. Serve with yogurt

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 129(kcal)
  • Fat 0.5g
  • Saturates 0.2g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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