Poached Figs

These poached figs are perfect for a snack or dessert.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 5 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 8 oz. fresh figs
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, apple juice, honey, sugar, and vanilla bean. Heat through until hot but not boiling, about 5 minutes.
  • Place the oranges and figs into a 2-quart slow cooker. Pour hot water/apple juice mixture over them. Cook on low for 5 hours or until the figs are cooked through and starting to split.
  • Remove the figs from the poaching liquid and serve with ice cream.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 8 oz. fresh figs
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, apple juice, honey, sugar, and vanilla bean. Heat through until hot but not boiling, about 5 minutes.
  • Place the oranges and figs into a 2-quart slow cooker. Pour hot water/apple juice mixture over them. Cook on low for 5 hours or until the figs are cooked through and starting to split.
  • Remove the figs from the poaching liquid and serve with ice cream.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium55mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars34g
Protein3g