Baked Figs with Cinnamon and Honey

Editor's Note: Here is an original dessert idea that could be the perfect and unique topper to a special dinner menu for various events. Baked Figs with Cinnamon and Honey is a sweet and delicious option. Not many people think about figs when they are planning for a fabulous dessert. But with so many health-conscious people these days, thinking about figs could be the ticket to a fairy-tale ending of an evening. This is one of the easiest desserts to make. You just cut the figs in half and put them in a baking dish. Drizzle on your sweet ingredients and bake. The figs also can be paired nicely with mascarpone, vanilla ice cream or creme fraiche. This easy recipe for baked figs is one you'll want to make for any event!

A simple-to-prepare, but stylish end to a meal. Good with mascarpone, vanilla ice cream, or creme fraiche.


Preparation Time3 min

Cooking Time20 min

Cooking MethodBaking



Make Ahead RecipeYes

Recipe CourseDessert

Dietary ConsiderationEgg-free, Lactose-free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free

EquipmentBaking/gratin Dish

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and TextureFruity, Spiced, Sweet, Winey

Type of DishDessert, Fruit


  • 6 firm figs
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons brandy or rum
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C ). Cut the figs in half and place closely together in a shallow baking dish.

  2. Drizzle with the honey and brandy, and sprinkle each fig with a generous pinch of cinnamon.

  3. Bake for 20 minutes, or until softened. Check the figs after 10 minutes, as they may differ in ripeness slightly and require different cooking times. Serve warm, or at room temperature.Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.


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