Muy Bueno Honey Glazed Fig Empanadas

By • September 29, 2010 • 12 Comments

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Author Notes: This dessert empanada recipe uses figs for a delicious flavor. You can substitute the figs for many different kinds of fruit and feel free to experiment with this recipe. Check out the video recipe here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2UBpXLeJZs&feature=player_embeddedMuyBueno

Serves 12-14

  • 15-20 figs
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • lemon zest from half a lemon
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  1. Wedge figs and add honey and lemon zest and set aside.
  2. Make pastry by combining all dry ingredients and then cut in shortening and add egg and milk.
  3. Roll out pastry and fill with fig mixture.
  4. Place empanadas on a greased cookie sheet and brush with egg whites.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

Tags: Desserts, Empanadas, Figs, glazed, honey, mexican

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Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

Please visit my blog for more recipes and hopefully more video recipes.
http://muybuenocookbook...

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over 3 years ago Constrained Cook

I enjoyed the video, as well. These look delicious!

Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

That is so nice to hear! I was leery to post at first but happy I did.

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over 3 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

I thought I might make these soon. We have fresh figs still in the store, but if we didn't - could I use dried figs that are soaked to soften them up??

Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

I'm sorry, but I'm not to sure about dried figs. You can always use a fig preserve/jam which would be very yummy too.

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over 3 years ago luvcookbooks

Meg is a trusted home cook.

i'm saving this, too!!

Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

Thank you! Its very easy and so yummy!

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over 3 years ago gingerroot

YUM! I love figs and these look amazing.

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over 3 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

This looks muy bueno, MB!! I've saved this one to make really soon.

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over 3 years ago TiggyBee

Love the video and the recipe!!

Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

Awwww, thanks!!!

Yvette_sangria

over 3 years ago MuyBueno

Check out the video recipe here:
http://www.youtube.com...