Fig Compote Recipe

 
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Fig Compote
  • Chef: Susan Fernandes
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Figs poached in delicate syrup of sugar and orange juice, and spiked with cinnamon and rum. The perfect sauce for desserts!

Ingredients of Fig Compote

  • 150 gm grain sugar
  • 300 ml water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cloves nutmeg
  • Pared rind of 2 oranges
  • 100 ml rum
  • 50 ml orange juice
  • 250 gm whole dried figs
  • 25 gm blanched, shredded browned nuts

How to Make Fig Compote

  • 1.Place the sugar, water, spice, and rind into a saucepan.
  • 2.Dissolve the sugar in the water and boil for 5 minutes.
  • 3.Add the figs and rum to the pan.
  • 4.Cover and allow the figs to simmer for 20 - 30 minutes, or until soft.
  • 5.Cool.
  • 6.Add the juice.
  • 7.Chill well and serve scattered with nuts.
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