Desserts & Baking

Caramelised figs with vanilla sponge


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  • 12 figs
  • 1 dessert liqueur or Marsala wine
  • 2 T brown sugar
  • Vanilla sponge
  • Cream or ice cream

Soak figs in dessert liqueur or Marsala wine overnight. Gently heat the figs in a saucepan over a low heat with brown sugar, until warmed through and slightly caramelised. Spoon over sliced vanilla sponge and serve with thick cream or ice cream.

Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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