Stuffed Figs


Makes about 40 figs

  • 1 kg of dried figs ;
  • 250 grs of almonds ;
  • 125 grs of sugar ;
  • 25 grs of powdered chocolate ;
  • 2,5 grs of anise ;
  • lemon peel scrapings to taste ;
  • cinnamon to taste


Grind the almonds. Add the sugar, chocolate, cinnamon, anise and lemon peel scrapings and stir until well blended.
Take up the figs and pull their stems so that they have an elongated shape.
Make a vertical cut in the figs with a sharp knife. Stuff the figs trough this cut.
Close them up and disguise the point where they were stuffed.
Let them brown in the oven.
Then wrap them in fringed white crystal paper. Put them together as if they were a string of garlic.

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