Looking for quick and easy recipes? Try this gorgeous dessert from Woman’s Weekly. If you love figs, you can’t get better than this.
Serves: 4
Cooking time: 25 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips


    • 8 large, ripe figs
    • 1 cinnamon stick, roughly broken
    • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
    • 4 tablespoons Marsala
    • Thick Greek yogurt


    1. Set the oven to Gas Mark 4 or 180°C
    1. Cut a cross in the top of each fig
    1. Pack the fruit fairly tightly into a shallow baking dish and add pieces of cinnamon stick
    1. Spoon the maple syrup and Marsala over
    1. Cover the dish tightly with foil
    1. Bake for 20-25 minutes, depending on how ripe the figs are
    1. Spoon figs on to a serving platter, then reduce the syrup in a pan for a few minutes and pour it over
    1. Serve with yogurt

Nutritional information per portion

fat 0.5g saturates 0.2g calories 129(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.