Fig Dessert Recipes

Looking for fig dessert recipes? Allrecipes has more than 30 trusted fig dessert recipes complete with ratings, reviews and serving tips.

Staff Picks

Fig Cake I

Rating: 4.5 stars 47
A cake that makes your whole house smell good.

Vanilla Port Poached Figs with Honey Cream

Rating: 5 stars 12
Fresh figs poached in a rich reduction of port wine, spices, and orange zest. Served with honey-scented whipped 'sour' cream.
By e

Vanilla Pistachio Fig Tart

Rating: 5 stars 8
A lovely multi-season tart using fresh figs, pistachios, lemon zest, and a hint of vanilla.

Figgy Pudding

Rating: 4.5 stars 34
Dense, moist cake reminiscent of the Victorian dessert, this figgy pudding was the perfect finale to a chestnut-stuffed, Christmas goose dinner. Serve warm with whipped cream flavored with liqueur.

Fresh Fig Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 136
A good moist cookie.
By Pat Kersteter

Sicilian Fig Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 29
A delicious fig-filled pastry. You may substitute the figs with dried apricots or dates. Hazelnuts can also be used in place of the walnuts.
By Letricia

Fig-Ricotta Cake

Rating: 5 stars 3
Texture is moist and slightly dense, and taste is sweet, buttery, and rich.

Fig Spice Cake

Rating: 5 stars 32
This is a delicious fig cake.
By dakota kelly

Fig Bars I

Rating: 4 stars 30
These are really good if you like fig bars. These are supposed to be like the real ones. Judge for yourself!

Fig and Whiskey Cupcakes

Rating: 5 stars 1
I just picked the last of the figs from the tree and decided to make some into cupcakes. After some experimentation, I came up with a rich, moist cupcake. The whiskey adds complementary flavor to strong spices such as cinnamon and clove and adds a lot of complexity.

Fig-Hazelnut Cheesecake with Honey-Bourbon Drizzle

Rating: 4 stars 1
If you're looking for a decadent dessert, this may be the one for you. This fig and hazelnut cheesecake has a vanilla cookie crust and is topped with toasted hazelnuts and a honey-bourbon drizzle.

Whipped Ricotta with Honey and Summer Fruit

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
This recipe is delightful any time, but especially so on a warm summer evening.

Inspiration and Ideas

Fresh Fig and Goat Cheese Tart
Rating: Unrated 2
For a new spin on a fruit-and-cheese course, try Chef John's fresh fig tart.
Fig Brulee with Burrata Cheese
Rating: Unrated 11
Halved figs are caramelized and served with creamy Burrata cheese—or, as Chef John says, "grab a pint of vanilla ice cream" if you prefer.
Chocolate Fig Biscotti
Rating: 4 stars 1

This recipe is my own. The combination of figs and chocolate together is great. Before baking, very lightly sprinkle cinnamon on top of the loaves after applying egg wash. You won't be disappointed. Store in a sealed container.