Figs With Orange Liqueur & Mascarpone
|Ripe figs||1 Pound (About 8 Medium Sized)|
|Orange-flavored liqueur/1 tablespoon thawed frozen orange juice concentrate||2 Tablespoon|
|Mascarpone cheese/Purchased mascarpone||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Toasted pine nuts||1 1⁄2 Ounce|
Rinse and drain figs.
Trim tip off stem, if desired.
Cut fruit vertically in half.
Arrange 4 halves on each of 4 dessert plates.
Drizzle fruit with liqueur (or brush lightly with orange concentrate).
In the center of each plate, mound about 1/4 cup mascarpone (if desired, shape into a cone with a small spatula).
Sprinkle cheese with pine nuts; garnish plates with mint.
To eat, spread cheese and nuts onto figs.
Use a fork or pick up to eat.