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
Set the oven to Gas Mark 4 or 180°C
Cut a cross in the top of each fig
Pack the fruit fairly tightly into a shallow baking dish and add pieces of cinnamon stick
Spoon the maple syrup and Marsala over
Cover the dish tightly with foil
Bake for 20-25 minutes, depending on how ripe the figs are
Spoon figs on to a serving platter, then reduce the syrup in a pan for a few minutes and pour it over
Serve with yogurt
Top tip for making Baked figs with marsala and maple syrup
If you don't have maple syrup and marsala, use honey and sweet sherry.