Baked marsala figs with pine nuts and mascarpone
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Baked marsala figs with pine nuts and mascarpone

These figs, baked in butter, marsala and soft brown sugar, are served with a dollop of creamy mascarpone and toasted pine nuts.

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  • Serves6
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time30 mins

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Ingredients

  • 40g pine nuts
  • 20g salted butter, diced
  • 12 figs, halved
  • 100ml Marsala
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 50g light brown soft sugar
  • 200g mascarpone

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC, gas mark 4. Put the pine nuts on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 5-6 minutes, until golden. Remove and allow to cool.

  2. Meanwhile, dot the butter across the base of a medium-sized baking tray or casserole dish. Put the figs in the dish, cut-side up, drizzle over the marsala, then scatter over the lemon zest and sugar. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until soft and sticky. Remove and leave to cool a little. Serve the figs and marsala sauce with generous dollops of mascarpone and the pine nuts scattered over.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

1,331kJ/ 320kcals

Fat

22g

Saturated Fat

12g

Carbohydrates

21g

Sugars

21g

Fibre

2.9g

Protein

4.1g

Salt

0.2g

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