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Chocolate Covered Figs

di Academia Barilla

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Chocolate Covered Figs
PREPARATION TIME
25 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Sweets and Fruit




Ingredients for 4 people


1 3/4 pound dried figs
5 1/4 ounces almonds
2 cloves
2 1/2 ounces candied citron peel
Pinch of cinnamon
3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate grated
1/3 cup sugar
Water as needed



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 5 minutes cooking
1. Slightly toast almonds in a preheated 350°F oven

2. Cut the dried figs open and put an almond in the middle

3. Sprinkle with crushed cloves and a few pieces of candied citron peel

4. Press close with your fingers and arrange on a baking dish

5. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven until golden

6. Remove and immediately roll in a mixture of grated dark chocolate and sugar

7. Alternatively, according to a more traditional method, melt chocolate in a saucepan with a dash of cinnamon

8. Dip baked figs in melted chocolate

9. Chocolate covered figs can be stored in wood or tin boxes lined with parchment paper