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April 25, 2024 #Postres

Figs in Syrup

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780 (Kcal)


25 Hours


  • 1 kilo of firm figs
  • not very mature
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 800 grams of sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod cut lengthwise
  • 300 grs. of chopped walnuts.
  • Step 1 - Wash the figs and place them in a pot with enough water and a little salt. Cook for 10 minutes, removing the foam from the surface. Remove the figs from the water and prick the skin at the ends with a fork. Set aside.
  • Step 2 - Hollow out the figs with the help of a corer or small spoon, place the inside in a bowl.
  • Step 3 - Mix the filling with the walnuts. Fill each fig with the mixture.
  • Step 4 - Separately, in a saucepan place the sugar, vanilla and 1 liter of water, bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Place the figs in such a way that the filling does not fall out and boil over medium heat for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let the figs stand in the syrup for 24 hours.
  • Step 5 - After the time has elapsed, return the figs to a boil over medium heat for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand again until cool. Continue this procedure until the figs acquire a shine and become almost translucent.
  • Step 6 - Serve the figs in a bowl with plenty of syrup. To preserve: put the figs in sterilized jars.