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Fig Gratin

with Yogurt and Almonds

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Fig Gratin

Fig Gratin - Melts in your mouth

30 min.


for 2 servings
2 tablespoons
Amaretto (or almond syrup)
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Butter (20 grams)
4 ounces
3 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
Powdered sugar (optional)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small baking dish, 2 Bowls, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Small pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Baking sheet

Preparation steps

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Fig Gratin preparation step 1

Rinse the figs and trim off stems.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 2

Cut a cross in the top of the fruit, squeeze a little to open the cut area and place in a small baking dish.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 3

Drizzle the Amaretto or almond syrup over the figs.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 4

Sprinkle sliced almonds evenly over the figs. Melt the butter in a small pot. Rinse the lemon, wipe dry and finely grate the zest.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 5

Separate the egg. Combine yolk, quark, melted butter, lemon zest, cornstarch and half the sugar and beat until creamy.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 6

Whisk egg white with a pinch of salt and the remaining sugar. Beat until stiff.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 7

Gently fold the egg white mixture into the quark mixture and stir until just combined.

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Fig Gratin preparation step 8

Spoon the quark mixture over the figs. Place the baking dish on a baking sheet and place on the bottom oven rack. Broil until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar to taste and serve.

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