• 306calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

MineralsCopper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 100g whole almonds , toasted

  2. 500g pack dried whole figs , hard stalk and centre of base removed

  3. 85g dried apricots , chopped into small pieces

  4. 50g dried cranberries

  5. 1 tbsp brandy

  6. 1 tbsp clear honey

  7. 1 tsp ground cloves

  8. 100g sesame seeds , toasted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Whizz the almonds in a food processor until most are finely chopped, then tip into a large bowl. Roughly chop the figs, then whizz to a smooth sticky paste. Scrape onto the almonds then, using your hands, mix together well with the dried fruit, brandy, honey and cloves.

  2. Divide the mixture into 6 and roll into balls. Tip the sesame seeds onto a tray, then roll the balls in them until covered. Cover the tray loosely with a clean tea towel, then leave the fig balls to dry for a week before packaging. Will keep in a cool place for 2 months.

  3. MAKE A HAMPER Pack the fig & almond balls in cellophane bags, then write serving suggestions on pretty tags, and tie on with ribbon. Pack into a hamper with cheeses, biscuits and port.


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