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Figs with Lemon-Scented Mascarpone & Honey

Scott Phillips

Servings: six.



  • 1/2 cup mascarpone
  • 1/4 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • Few drops lemon juice
  • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • 12 fresh figs
  • Honey, for drizzling


  • In a small bowl, stir together the mascarpone, lemon zest, lemon juice, and nutmeg. Cut the figs in half lengthwise. Top each fig half with a scant teaspoon of the mascarpone filling. Arrange on a serving plate and drizzle with honey.


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  • Passionfruit | 08/13/2008

    This is simple and very delicious. Don't be tempted to add more than a few drops of lemon juice to the mascarpone, or it will separate.

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