Fig Compote Recipe
Figs poached in delicate syrup of sugar and orange juice, and spiked with cinnamon and rum. The perfect sauce for desserts!
- Total Cook Time 40 mins
- Prep Time 05 mins
- Cook Time 35 mins
- Recipe Servings2
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 CompoteHideShow Media
Place the sugar, water, spice, and rind into a saucepan.
Dissolve the sugar in the water and boil for 5 minutes.
Add the figs and rum to the pan.
Cover and allow the figs to simmer for 20 - 30 minutes, or until soft.
Add the juice.
Chill well and serve scattered with nuts.