Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt
Lightly spiced, sweet and sticky figs served with maple sweetened Greek yoghurt. An ideal dessert on slimming, Weight Watchers and calorie counting plans!
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Figs are such an underrated fruit, with a unique taste and sweetness that make them an ideal dessert fruit. We’ve lightly cooked them in a matter of minutes, resulting in a deliciously sticky and lightly spiced pud that feels super indulgent, but is low in calories!
We’ve served alongside yoghurt with a twist: a dollop of maple syrup elevates the flavour without the need for full fat double cream. You can rustle this dish up in only ten minutes, making it perfect for a quick after-dinner pudding or mid-afternoon treat.
You could even try this with our slimming-friendly custard for a warming and hearty alternative to yogurt, just be sure to adjust any nutritional info accordingly.
What diets are these Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt suitable for?
These Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt are suitable for gluten free and dairy free diets.
Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt recipe?
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The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt?
Nope! All of the ingredients, including fresh figs and maple syrup, can be easily found at larger supermarkets.
We’ve made this recipe using a low fat yoghurt instead of fat free as we think it adds a richness to the final dish. If it fits your diet plan better you can use a fat free thick Greek yoghurt which will also reduce the calories a little!
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Place the figs in a small saucepan with the maple syrup and cinnamon.
Cover and place on a low heat for 4 – 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the figs are just tender and a syrupy sauce has formed.
Stir the remaining 1tsp maple syrup into the yoghurt and serve with the figs.
Decorate with a sprig of mint.
What could I serve with these Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yogurt?
Serve as a dessert after the following starter, main and accompaniment for a delicious full dinner that the whole family will love:
How do you know when these Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yogurt are cooked?
The figs should be gently heated until just tender, and the sauce takes on a syrupy consistency. This only takes around 4-5 minutes on the hob.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yogurt in the fridge?
They should be eaten straight away, but because they only take 10 minutes it’s so easy to pop them on when you’re ready for pudding anyway!
Can I freeze these Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yogurt?
Freezing would affect the texture of this dish, so they’re best eaten straight away.
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Syrupy Cinnamon Figs with Greek Yoghurt
Lightly spiced, sweet and sticky figs served with maple sweetened Greek yogurt. An ideal dessert on slimming, Weight Watchers and calorie counting plans!
- KCals 272
- Carbs 54G
- Place the figs in a small saucepan with the maple syrup and cinnamon.
- Cover and place on a low heat for 4 - 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the figs are just tender and a syrupy sauce has formed.
- Stir the remaining 1tsp maple syrup into the yoghurt and serve with the figs.
- Decorate with a sprig of mint.
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