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Stuffed Figs with Walnuts

The stuffed fig occupied an important place among palace desserts during the Ottoman Empire. Nowadays, this delicacy can also be on your table and this recipe should not be missing after a good meal like desert. The Fig is rich in fiber, magnesium, manganese, sodium, vitamins B6 and K, potassium and calcium. It supports bone density and regulates (too low) blood pressure. Dried figs also contain various other minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, iron, phosphorus and chlorine. The combination of figs and walnuts in this recipe is healthy and above all gives energy.

35 min.
12 p.

Time to get started

  • Soak the figs in a bowl of boiling water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Then rinse the figs with water and pat dry.
  • In another bowl, mix the ground walnuts, powdered sugar and cinnamon.
  • Start filling: Cut off the dry tip of the soaked fig and press a cavity into the fig with your fingers. Then fill with ± 1 dessert spoon nut cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Place the stuffed figs on the bottom in a row in a low frying pan, until the whole bottom is covered.
  • Sprinkle 100g sugar over the stuffed figs and pour 100-150ml water over it and bring to a boil.
  • Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve on a platter and pour some of the sugar water from the pan over it
  • Tip: Delicious with a scoop of ice cream or fresh whipped cream, sprinkled with ground pistachio!

Your shopping list

  • 12 dried Miras figs
  • ½ drinking glass of ground walnuts
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ½ tbsp cinnamon
  • For the sugar water / syrup: 100gr sugar 100ml water

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