Looking for a romantic appetizers that’s fun to eat with your fingers, or a beautiful hors d’oeuvres option for entertaining, Baked Figs with Brie is just right!
Elegant & simple with just the right flavors to perk everything up. This combination will truly make your taste buds dance & crave more with the sweetness of the figs, the naughtiness of the red wine syrup, and the decadence of the brie topping that melds it all together.
How to Bake Figs with Brie:
Type: Appetizer Recipe
- 1/2 cup + 2 tsp sugar
- 4 tbsp water
- 2/3 cup sweet red wine
- 12 fresh figs
- 1/2 cup brie – or cream cheese
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- In a small saucepan, combine & bring 1/2 cup sugar & water to a boil.
- Remove from the heat & add sweet, red wine.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Quarter fresh, ripe figs from to to nearly the bottom, but no separating them at the bottom.
- From fig bottoms, press upwards to spread the figs open, and place them into a baking dish.
- Spoon wine syrup over figs & bake at 350 degrees F until tender – about 15 min.
- Mash up brie (or cream cheese), heavy cream & 2 tsp sugar.
- Place figs on serving plates & put a dollop of cheese mixture onto the center of each fig.
- Drizzle with wine syrup around the edges.
- Serve warm or at room temperature, garnished with almonds or shaved bitter chocolate curls, if desired.
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