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Recipe: Sweet Spiced Fig and Fortified Compote

fig compoteHere is a recipe for a spiced fig compote to use the beautiful fruits we are picking from our four black fig trees that grow by the creek.

Preparation Time: 15mins

Serves 4

 

Ingredients

450g/1 lb Fresh Figs, halved

1 Orange

100g/4 oz Sugar

150ml/5 fl.oz Water

150ml/5 fl.oz Sweet Sherry or Fortified Semillon (our bulk wine is perfect for this)

1 stick of Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Pare the rind from the orange and squeeze out all the juice.
  2. Put the orange rind, juice, sugar, water, sherry and cinnamon stick into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Add the figs and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard the orange rind and cinnamon.

Serving suggestion

Serve  hot with rice pudding, custard or cream and a glass of Liebichwein aged fortified such as Classic Semillon or Muscat

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