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Fig Butter


The scone recipe requires only half the amount of fig butter made here, so reserve the remaining spread for your morning toast--or use all the fig butter at once by doubling the scone recipe.

servings:Makes 2 cups


  • 1/2 cup / 2.5 oz / 70 g sugar
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cup / 240 ml red wine
  • 1/2 cup / 120 ml port
  • 12 ounces / 340 g dried Black Mission figs, stems removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 ounces / 113g unsalted butter, softened
  • salt to taste (hs: suggestion)
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    by , February 13, 2012

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