Chocolate-Dipped Rum-Infused California Fresh Figs

Servings:  4


  • 4 large California Fresh Figs
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • 2½ ounces white, semisweet, or bitter chocolate

Nutritional Information

NUTRITION FACTS (per serving)

Calories 180 (30% from Fat); Total Fat 6g; Saturated Fat 4g; Mono Fat 1g; Potassium 217mg; Carbohydrate 22g; Sugar 18g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Protein 2g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2% Calcium 2% Iron 2%


  1. Prick the skin of each fig with a fork in a few places. Add the figs to a medium bowl and pour the rum over the figs. Let stand overnight.

  2. Drain, reserving liquid. Dry figs with paper towel.

  3. Melt chocolate in a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cool slightly. Holding each fig by stem, dip in melted chocolate. Arrange on plate lined with wax paper. Store in refrigerator until chocolate sets.

To serve

  • Simmer reserved liquid in a small saucepan over medium heat until thick and syrupy. Allow to cool; divide and spoon onto 4 individual dessert plates. Arrange one fig on each plate.