Fresh Fig Fool With Dark Rum And Toasted Walnuts

Course : Desserts
Serves: 4
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12 medium Ripe Fresh Figs -- Stemmed, Quartered
4 tablespoons dark rum
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons buttermilk
1/2 Pint heavy cream
2 tablespoons coarsely broken walnuts -- toasted
4 pieces walnut halves -- for garnish
1 Sprig mint -- for garnish

Preparation / Directions:

Puree the figs in a blender, then add the rum, sugar, and buttermilk. Transfer the puree into a measuring cup with a rubber spatula. There should be about 1 cup. In a small, chilled bowl, beat the cream with a rotary hand beater until it holds stiff peaks. Fold the puree into the cream with a rubber spatula. Stir in to broken walnuts and spoon the mixture into individual chilled glass dessert or champagne flutes. Garnish with a want half and a sprig of mint.


Nutritional Information:

289 Calories (kcal); 22g Total Fat; (75% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 82mg Cholesterol; 31mg Sodium

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