Recipe For Lace Wrapped Figs

As you will see from this photograph, I have the most beautiful lavender growing at the moment. I have not wanted the flowers to go to waste and so I have harvested them for lavender petals, lavender sugar, and my infused honey. When I recently found some Turkish figs at the shops, I decided to make a creative dessert using the honey, and my crumpet mixture. I keep this in my pantry and add the wet ingredients when I have the whim to make crumpets.

"Lace Wrapped Lavender Infused Figs"
Lace Wrapped Lavender Infused Figs
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Lace Wrapped Lavender Infused Figs


crumpet mixture

  • 600 g flour
  • 50 g baking powder
  • 10 mls bicarbonate of soda
  • 5 mls salt
  • 50 g castor sugar

for a batch of crumpets

  • 250 mls crumpet mixture
  • 1 large egg
  • 25 mls milk
  • 15 g butter melted

for the figs

  • 1 fig per person halved
  • 5 mls lavender infused honey per fig


crumpet mixture

  • mix the dry ingredients together and keep in a container for when needed

for a batch of crumpets

  • whisk together the egg and milk
  • add to the crumpet mixture
  • add the butter and whisk in
  • using a tablespoon measure, ladle the batter onto a flat griddle
  • turn once when bubbles appear

for the figs

  • heat the figs gently in a pan with the honey
  • place the lace crumpet onto the plate
  • place the figs on the top half and fold the crumpet over them


to make the lace effect:
use a squeeze bottle and draw the pattern in a crepe pan

Click on the links for conversions and notes.


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18 thoughts on “Recipe For Lace Wrapped Figs

  1. What a fantastic idea of how to make a ‘lace’ crumpet! I love it…and is certainly visually attractive! I have tried lavender infused honey would by the sounds would be delicious! A great dessert!

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