Dried fig fudge

Fig fudge makes a dainty party treat.
Fig fudge makes a dainty party treat. Photo: Jennifer Soo

Try this delicious recipe idea from Luke Mangan drawing on fresh seasonal produce.


220 g unsalted butter.

395 g tin sweetened condensed milk.

500 g oatmeal digestive biscuits, crushed.

2 cups dried figs, chopped (about 375 g.

Icing sugar for dusting.


Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Remove from heat and add the condensed milk, crushed biscuits and figs. Mix well.

Spread the mixture into a shallow tin (about 19 cm x 29 cm x 2 cm) lined with greaseproof paper.

Refrigerate overnight, then cut into small squares (about 3 cm across) or diamonds and dust with icing sugar.