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Smyrna Fig Dessert

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweet white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemons juice 2 Tablespoon (Juice Of 2 Lemons)
  Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Ripe figs 1 Pound
  Chocolate scrolls 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, add gelatin, sprinkle water on it and leave till it turns spongy; place this bowl in a saucepan of simmering water and heat uuntil dissolved
2. In a saucepan, add wine and sugar along with brandy and lemon juice and let the sugar dissolve completely; turn the heat off
3. Strain the gelatin and allwo to cool
4. In a bowl, whip cream till it turns stiff; peel adn chop the figs
5. Add the cream to the wine mixture and reserve some for garnish; add in the chopped figs

SERVING
6. Spoon the fig dessert into individual dishes and chill till set
7. Pipe a rosette of cream on each, decorate with chocolate scrolls and serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Fig
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 668 Calories from Fat 229

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g84%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.6 mg34.5%

Sodium 60.7 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 45.2 g

Protein 8 g16.2%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 9.5%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Smyrna Fig Dessert Recipe