Kuru Incir Tatlisi - Desserts
* 8 - 12 dried figs, stems removed
* 1/2 - 3/4 cup (125 - 180 ml) finely chopped walnuts
* 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
* 1 tsp (5 ml) lemon juice
Poach the figs in enough simmering water to cover for 30 minutes.
Remove the figs, reserving the cooking liquid. Cut a slit in the figs
and stuff with the chopped walnuts. Meanwhile, dissolve the sugar in the cooking liquid and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice. Pour the syrup over the figs and serve warm, chilled, or at room temperature.
Serves 4 to 6.