Mascarpone-Stuffed Figs with Valencia Orange Glaze
Mascarpone is a rich, creamy Italian cheese with a very high fat content. A little goes a long way, so just a small amount is needed in the stuffing for this fig dessert recipe.
Tips: If using a sugar substitutes, we recommend from Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet 'N Low(R) Bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar.
If you can't find fresh figs, use 8 dried figs. In small saucepan, combine dried figs and enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 15 minutes. Drain and cool. Continue as directed.
1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fruit