• 3 c Almond Meal
• 1 3/4 c Water
• 6 tbls Honey or Agave Nectar
• 4 tsp Lemon Zest
• 1/2 tsp Almond Extract
• Seeds from a 2 Vanilla Beans
• 2 Figs
• Orange Zest
• 2 sprigs of Fresh Thyme
Frangipane: Blend all the ingredients for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into a container and let set in the fridge for a few hours or overnight to allow the flavors to open up. Once ready to serve, equally pour into 2 wine glasses.
Fig topping: Cut each fig into 4 segments. Top each wine glass with the 4 fig segments and sprinkle the orange zest and thyme over the top. Serve immediately.
While I was in Tuscany, I fell in love with 2 things: almond flavored desserts and figs! So everyone takes something different away from their travels through this region of Italy and for me it is this Tuscan Frangipane with Figs. The frangipane hits your mouth with several flavor with the sweet almonds, lemon zest and vanilla bean. Topped with figs, thyme and orange zest this lovely dessert will impress all guest with the diverse flavors of all things that are Tuscan!
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