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Spiced Fig Tart

A great recipe for a fig tart, excellent hot or cold served with whipped cream.

ingredients

150 g (6 oz) shortcrust pastry
200 g (8 oz) dried figs
25 g (1 oz) raisins
50 g (2 oz) ground almonds
2 tablespoons sugar
Enough white wine to cover the figs, and a pinch each of powdered cloves, mace, ginger and cinnamon.
A few slices of almonds to garnish.

method

1. Line a shallow pie plate with the pastry.

2. Wash the figs and put them in a pan to stew with enough white wine to cover them.

3. Add the spices and the sugar.

4. When the figs are soft, puree them with the liquid. Add the ground almonds and raisins.

5. Spread the mixture on to the pastry and top with a few slivers of blanched almonds.

6. Bake at 200°C, 400°F, mark 6 for 30-35 minutes.

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