Wine-Braised Figs with Vanilla Ice Cream
- 4 fresh Figs
- 8 fresh Date
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- ½ Orange (Juiced and zested)
- 50 milliliters sweet Dessert wine
- 150 grams Whipped cream
- 4 scoops Vanilla ice cream
Rinse figs and dates and pat dry.
Place sugar and 1 teaspoon water in a small pan and caramelize until golden over medium heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the orange zest, orange juice and dessert wine. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
Place the figs and dates in a baking dish, drizzle with syrup and cover with foil. Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (approximately 350°F) for 25 minutes.
Whip the cream.
To serve, spread some strawberry puree on a plate. Slice the figs and place on the plate with the figs. Dollop with whipped cream and ice cream. Garnish with strawberries and mint.