Fig Cobbler. When Figs are in season you simply have to make a cobbler! This is a delicious recipe and lovely served warm or chilled with some ice cream or a blob of whipped cream!
Figs are a lovely fruit and when they're in season, they're sweet and full of flavor.
Figs grow in warm climates and can often be found in Turkish cuisine, although with over 850 varieties of the fig family, you will find figs pretty much all around the world.
What do you do with figs?
They are often used in desserts, for example, a cobbler or crumble, such as in this recipe, or used for making jams and chutneys, They're also used in appetizers, such as these warm figs stuffed with goats cheese, on pizzas, in cakes, the list is endless.
How do you eat figs?
Figs can be eaten in their entirety. So the flesh, skin, and seeds are all edible. Al you need to do is cut the stem off.
What do figs taste like?
As far as the taste of figs, they are best eaten straight from the tree. They have a sweet honey-like taste, and a jam-like texture. The seeds are very small and don't really taste of anything but add to a slightly crunchy texture.
This delicious recipe has been generously shared by one of our Lovefoodies supporters, Deborah Lafever. Deborah is lucky enough to have a fig tree, and this Fig Cobbler is one of many recipes Deborah makes with the harvest from her tree!
It's a super easy recipe, and of course full of wonderful flavors and texture. So let's see how Deborah creates this delicious dessert.
Recipe by Deborah Lafever
30 - 40 minutes
1 cup all purpose / plain flour
1 cup regular sugar
1 cup milk
1 stick (115g) butter
2 cups of figs chopped
1. Chop the figs about 3 hours before making the cobbler and put ½ cup sugar on them and cover them in the fridge.
2. Melt a stick of butter in the bottom of a medium baking dish (around 6-8 inch size) baking dish, mix flour, sugar, and milk, pour into a melted butter dish, then add the figs and stir it all up in the dish.
3. Bake at 350 F until it just starts to brown. Approximately 30 to 40 minutes.
Serve warm with some ice cream or eat just as it is.
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- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 cup regular sugar
- 1 cup milk
- 1 stick (115 g) butter
- 2 cups of figs chopped
- Chop the figs about 3 hours before making the cobbler and put ½ cup sugar on them and cover them in the fridge.
- Melt the stick of butter in the bottom of a 6-8 inch baking dish, mix flour, sugar, and milk, pour into the melted butter dish, then add the figs and stir it all up in the dish.
- Bake at 350 F until it just starts to brown. Approximately 30 to 40 minutes.
- Serve warm with some ice cream or eat just as it is.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 625Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 216mgCarbohydrates: 99gFiber: 4gSugar: 68gProtein: 6g