I saw these in Southern Living magazine and they looked so cute, not to mention tasty! Figs are popular in Africa, Australia, the Middle East and California!
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- 12 large fresh figs, stemmed
- 1/4 cup orange juice (original recipe called for orange liqueur) or 1/4 cup orange marmalade
- 1 (8 ounce) package low-fat cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- orange zest, to garnish
- 1Stand figs upright; slice from stem end into 5 or 6 wedges, cutting to, but not through, bottom.
- 2Gently separate wedges to resemble a flower.
- 3Place figs on a serving plate.
- 4Place orange juice in a small saucepan and simmer until reduced to syrup, about 5-10 minutes. If using orange marmalade, skip this step.
- 5Drizzle with orange juice reduction(or liqueur), or marmalade.
- 6Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer about 2 minutes or until fluffy.
- 7Add honey, whipping cream, and sour cream; beat 1 minute.
- 8Dollop(or pipe) mixture onto center of each fig.
- 9Garnish, if desired, with orange zest.
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Nutritional Facts for Fig Flowers
Serving Size: 1 (288 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 367.1
- Calories from Fat 161
- Total Fat 17.9 g
- Saturated Fat 11.0 g
- Cholesterol 56.0 mg
- Sodium 234.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 49.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
- Sugars 41.1 g
- Protein 7.5 g