How to make it

  • Rinse figs under hot water then drain and place in bowl.
  • Pour brandy over figs then cover and set aside for 6 hours or overnight.
  • Remove figs from brandy reserving brandy and set aside.
  • Pour brandy into medium saucepan and add all other ingredients.
  • Place saucepan over low to medium heat and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  • Strain mixture through fine sieve and discard spices and citrus zest.
  • Return syrup to pan and add figs then place over medium heat and simmer 1 hour.
  • Remove figs from syrup.
  • Slice figs in half and serve with a little syrup poured over and mascarpone or ice cream.

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  • 22566 5 years ago
    EXQUISITE!

    Thank-you
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    I do poach figs with red wine, however I have never tried it with tea - Next time it will be on my list Thank you for posting it.
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    I love figs, too. Count me in and ^5. Thanks so much!
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    You knew you would get me with the figs! Love 'em. Another great post ^5
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