Mocha Lady Finger Icebox Cake with Dried Figs

Summer cookouts outside mean gathering around the grill and while there’s something scintillating about open flame foods, keep your cool with a lady finger icebox cake. What is an Icebox Cake The premise of an icebox cake is simple: whip cream, spread it between layers of cookies and chill. But, of course, we can’t help but jazz it up with … Read More

Chocolate Brie en Croute with Dried Figs

At dessert time, some people have a sweet tooth and others go for a cheese plate. This Brie en croute appeals to both sensibilities or make it for a sweet appetizer. You can also add it as an unexpected addition to a cheeseboard. Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Mission Dried Figs pair magically in this baked Brie en … Read More

California Fig Chocolate Babka Recipe

If you’ve wondered how to make babka, this version of the popular bread with a ribbon of chocolate and Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs running through it is a great place to start. Babka sometimes has one slice of the bread without any filling, but in our book every bite should have filling! By reserving the extra … Read More

California Fig Swirl Chocolate Buns

The combination of chocolate, Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs, walnuts and orange zest gives these breakfast buns an unexpected and luscious filling. Top them with an orange glaze and these chocolate buns, once baked, are pretty to look at and full of fruity fig flavor. The dough, akin to brioche dough but easier to make, is a … Read More

Fig Pecan Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not! These Chocolate Breakfast Cookies are chalk full of wholesome ingredients including hearty oats with Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs. Feel free to use either almond flour or almond meal in this breakfast cookie recipe. You could use dark sweet Mission dried figs or slightly nutty golden dried figs. Serve these sweet morning … Read More