• Honey and thyme caramelised figs are a wonderful fruity pudding. Figs have a natural softness that’s divine when coated in a layer of hard sugar. Thyme adds a refreshing lightness and you can’t go wrong with a yummy scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream. 

    Honey and thyme caramelised figs

    Serves: 2
    Cooking Time: 10 mins


    • 20ml (4 tsp) butter
    • 300g figs, halved
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) honey
    • 30ml (2 tbsp) fresh cream
    • seeds from ½ vanilla pod
    • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves only
    • vanilla ice cream, to serve
    • 60ml (¼ cup) peanut brittle, crushed, to serve



    Heat the butter in a hot pan, add the sliced figs and toss to combine. Stir in the sugar and honey, and allow to caramelise over medium heat for 1 minute.


    Stir in the cream, vanilla seeds and thyme, and allow to bubble away for 30 seconds.


    Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to serving bowls and spoon the warm figs and sauce on top.


    Scatter crushed peanut brittle on top for added texture and serve immediately.