Figues au Gratin

Grilled figs

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
The Cooking of Provence

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1995

  • About

A very simple and attractive pudding to enjoy when figs are in season. The figs can be prepared several hours in advance, then grilled just before serving.


  • 16 ripe fresh figs
  • about 3–4 tablespoons clear honey
  • 200 ml


Preheat the grill. Remove the stalks from the figs. Cut the figs in half vertically and lay them in a large gratin dish, cut-side up. Place a dab of honey on each fig. Whip the cream, add the cognac and sugar and whip a little more to thicken. Place a teaspoon of cream over each fig. Before serving, place the figs quite far below the hot grill, until the cream has turned light brown. This can h