Preparation Time: 15mins
450g/1 lb Fresh Figs, halved
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
- Pare the rind from the orange and squeeze out all the juice.
- Put the orange rind, juice, sugar, water, sherry and cinnamon stick into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the sugar dissolves.
- Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally. Add the figs and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard the orange rind and cinnamon.
Serve hot with rice pudding, custard or cream and a glass of Liebichwein aged fortified such as Classic Semillon or Muscat