Brandy snap basket with vanilla mascarpone cream & honey roasted figs

Bidfood UK

Bidfood UK

Premium Supplier 20th December 2016
Bidfood UK

Bidfood UK

Premium Supplier

Brandy snap basket with vanilla mascarpone cream & honey roasted figs

The #PerfectChristmas dessert recipe with honey roasted figs, brandy snaps, vanilla mascarpone cream


  • 1 Everyday Favourites Vanilla Pods
  • 100ml Everyday Favourites Uht Dairy Whipping Cream
  • 250g Galbani Mascarpone
  • 35g Tate & Lyle Caster Sugar
  • 8 Figs Blackgreen
  • 20g Everyday Favourites Squeezy Clear Blossom Honey
  • 10 Askeys Brandy Snap Baskets
  • 6g Tate & Lyle Icing Sugar


1) Split the vanilla pod in half lengthways and scrape out the seeds, place in a bowl with the cream and whip to a soft peak
2) Beat the mascarpone cream until smooth and fold in the vanilla cream, fold in caster sugar, place in a piping bag with star nozzle and chill
3) Cut the figs into quarters and place on a baking tray, drizzle with honey and sift over icing sugar
4) Place figs in a hot oven 200˚C for 6 minutes until slightly softened and roasted, allow to cool slightly
5) Half fill the pre-made gingersnap basket with the cream and place pieces of fig onto the top - serve whilst the fig is still slightly warm for maximum flavour
6) Dust with icing sugar

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