Fig Fudge

Preparation info

  • This recipe makes about

    450 g

    of fudge.
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

  • About

A treat for all the family. Although the sugar content is high, an occasional indulgence won’t do any harm.


  • 225 g/½ lb dried figs
  • zest and juice from1 lemon
  • 225 g/½ lb/1 generous cup castor/superfine sugar
  • 75 ml/3 fl oz/ cup water
  • 25 g/½ lb ground almonds
  • 50 g/2 oz /scant ½ cup carob powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


    Purée the figs. Mix the sugar, lemon and water and bring slowly to the boil, until the sugar has dissolved. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Cook until the mixture comes away from the sides of the pan. Transfer to a shallow dish, cool, and then cut into small squares and dust with icing sugar.