Serve on a disc of home made shortbread, topped with crème fraiche and toasted almonds.

  • Ingredients:
  • 400g Fresh figs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons golden caster sugar
  • 2 dessertspoons clear honey
  • Juice and zest of half a lemon

Cooking Instructions

Directions:

  1. Remove the stems from the figs and cut roughly into quarters
  2. Place in a small heavy based saucepan and add water, caster sugar, honey, lemon juice and zest
  3. Bring to the boil whilst stirring, reduce heat, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  4. Turn off heat, remove lid and stir well. Allow to cool then puree using hand blender until smooth
  5. Place in a shallow tray and put in freezer for several hours
  6. Remove from freezer 5-10 minutes before serving

Gaynor’s Tip: Serve on a disc of home made shortbread, topped with crème fraiche and toasted almonds.

Source: Resident Food Farmison Blogger Gaynor Mairs