Dolci siciliani con fichi d india

This recipe for dolci siciliani con fichi d’india is a nostalgic dessert with global influence. We’ll share a family variant and emphasize the importance of attention to detail in creating the perfect flavor.

I’m excited to share my recipe for dolci siciliani con fichi d’india, a dessert that brings back fond childhood memories. This sweet treat has a global influence and can be adapted to suit different cultures. I’ll also share a family variant that my mother used to make.

Food has the power to evoke nostalgic emotions, and this dessert is no exception. The sweet and fruity flavors of dolci siciliani con fichi d’india remind me of cozy evenings spent with family.

This dessert has left its mark on kitchens around the world, leading to iconic dishes like the French tarte aux figues. Figs have been a popular ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine for centuries, and this dessert has been adapted and reinvented in many cultures.

My mother used to make a version of this dessert with almonds instead of pistachios. It’s a small variation, but it holds a special place in my heart and reminds me of home.

Although this dessert may seem easy to make, the real secret lies in the careful selection and handling of the ingredients. The quality of the figs and pistachios is crucial to the final flavor, and attention to detail is key.

Dificoltà moderate
Tempo di cottura 1 hour
Adatto ai bambini


  • 500g fresh figs
  • 100g pistachios
  • 100g sugar
  • 100ml water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Cut the figs in half and place them in a baking dish.
  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water, lemon juice, and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the syrup over the figs and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Chop the pistachios and sprinkle them over the figs. Bake for another 10-15 minutes.


This dessert pairs well with a cup of coffee or tea, or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Make sure to choose ripe figs for the best flavor. You can also experiment with different nuts or spices to create your own unique version of this dessert.

I hope you enjoy making and eating this delicious dessert as much as I do. Don’t forget to pay attention to the details and select high-quality ingredients for the best results.