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Caramelized Fresh Figs

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Ingredients
  Castor sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Powdered cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 150 Gram
  Brandy 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Figs 16 Large (More If Your Guests Have Good Appetites)
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cinnamon, butter and 1/4 cup of water. Place the pan over a low flame.
2. Allow the sugar to melt, without stirring.
3. Increase the flame and bring the syrup to a boil, stirring continuously with a skewer until the sauce begins to caramelize.
4. Take pan off the flame and stir in the brandy.
5. Return pan to a low flame low and simmer the sauce, stirring continuously until the caramel has dissolved in the brandy.
6. Keep a large bowl of ice cold water ready.
7. Immerse figs, few at a time into the sauce to coat with caramel.
8. Using 2 forks remove the caramel coated figs and plunge into the ice-cold water to harden the caramel coating.
9. Remove from the water and drain on a paper napkin.

SERVING
10. On a dessert plate, arrange a slice of vanilla ice cream or a scoop of Crème Chantilly.
11. Place 2 caramel coated figs on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Caramelized
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Fig
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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