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Poached Figs in Spiced Red Wine with Vanilla Gelato (Mf)

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Dry red wine
  • 1 tb Sugar (1-2T), to taste
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 3 Whole cloves
  • 3 Whole fresh figs, quartered
  • Vanilla gelato as an
  • -accompaniment
  • Mint sprigs for garnish, if
  • -desired


In a saucepan combine the wine, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Bring the
liquid to a boil over moderately high heat, stirring, and simmer the
mixture for 5 minutes. Add the figs and simmer just until figs are heated
through. Let cool to warm.

Arrange scoops of gelato in two stemmed glasses and top with the figs and
some of the poaching liquid. Garnish with mint if desired.

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