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Hot Compote of Figs  Veg  HT  DP    15mins

Serve 4      Hot   Vegetarian  Vegan  Fruit  Alcohol Desserts Puddings Dairy Gluten Wheat Free Eggless

 

Ingredients

450g/1 lb Fresh Figs, halved

1 Orange

100g/4 oz Sugar

150ml/5 fl.oz Water

150ml/5 fl.oz Sweet Sherry or Madeira

1 stick of Cinnamon

 

Instructions

 

1. Pare the rind from the orange and squeeze out all the juice.

 

2. Put the orange rind, juice, sugar, water, sherry and cinnamon stick into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the sugar dissolves.

 

3. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Add the figs and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard the orange rind and cinnamon.

 

4. Serve hot with dairy free  rice pudding or cream.

 

 

 

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

 

Freezing/Make ahead

 

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

 

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