Barbecue-baked figs with honey and cinnamon recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 112 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Figs are given a seasonal twist in this recipe and are baked on the barbecue with honey and cinnamon for a quick, delicious and healthy summer treat.    

Cut a deep cross in each fig, being careful to stop just before the base. Gently squeeze the figs at the base to make them open up like a flower. Put into a heatproof dish (an enamel pie dish works great) or a foil tray and drizzle over the honey. Dot the butter over and around the figs, then sprinkle over a little cinnamon.

Put the dish or foil tray onto the barbecue (away from the direct heat) and close the lid. Cook for 8-10 minutes, until the fruit has softened. Remove from the barbecue and leave to cool a little. Scatter over the pistachio nuts just before serving. 

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This wonderful recipe comes from one of our Flame Academy experts, food writer and baker Edd Kimber. Find out more about him – and his top BBQ tips – in our interview.

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  • Ingredients

  • 8 ripe figs, stems removed
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • 15g (½oz) salted butter, diced
  • ground cinnamon, to sprinkle
  • pistachio nuts, roughly chopped, to serve
  • ice cream or cream, to serve (optional)
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  • Energy 473kj 112kcal 6%
  • Fat 4.8g 7%
  • Saturates 2.1g 11%
  • Sugars 15.7g 17%
  • Salt trace 0%

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Carbohydrate 16g Protein 2.1g Fibre 4.2g

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