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03-02-2011, 05:35 AM
Fig lovers will love this recipe that features sweet figs drizzled with syrup. This is a light dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Ingredients:



1 ½ cups dried figs
2 tablespoons sugar
½ cup water
1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon orange zest and juice from 1 small orange or 3 tablespoons of orange juice

Preparation:

In a medium saucepan combine sugar, water, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and orange zest and juice from orange. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Add figs and simmer. Cook until syrup has become thick and figs are soft.