Valentine’s Recipe: Fig and Pistachio Phyllo Cup

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Fig and Pistachio Phyllo Cup (Photo Credit: Athens Foods, Inc.)

Fig and Pistachio Phyllo Cup (Photo Credit: Athens Foods, Inc.)

Fig and Pistachio Phyllo Cup (Photo Credit: Athens Foods, Inc.)

Fig and Pistachio Phyllo Cup

Recipe by: Athens Foods, Inc.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Mission figs, hard stems removed
2 tablespoons melted apricot jam
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
2 teaspoons shelled pistachios
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
15 AthensĀ® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)

Topping:

1/3 cup shelled pistachios
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon cardamom
2-4 tablespoons fresh orange juice
Dried sliced apricots, for garnish

Directions:

In a food processor combine figs, jam, honey, orange juice concentrate, pistachios, orange zest and cinnamon, blend until almost smooth. Spoon 1-1/2 teaspoons of filling into Fillo Shells and set aside.

In a food processor place pistachios, sugar and cardamom, pulse until smooth. Add fresh orange juice, 1 tablespoon at a time, and sliced apricots for garnish.

*Makes 15 Desserts