Recipe for Cardamom Fig Pastries

These mouthwatering pastries are fit for tea with the Queen! Perfect for a decadent breakfast or an afternoon tea treat, this recipe for cardamom fig pastries is extra lovely served with a cup of steaming chai tea.

Cardamom Fig Pastries

Cardamom Fig Pastries

Puff Pastry:
½ cup unsalted butter
1 cup water
Pinch of salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs

Cardamom Fig Filling:
8 fresh figs, sliced
4 tablespoons granulated white sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
½ cup water

Puff Pastry:
In medium saucepan, bring butter, water and salt to a rolling boil.

Remove from heat. Transfer mixture to mixing bowl.

Slowly mix in flour using a wooden spoon.

Add 1 egg at a time. Beat with wooden spoon until eggs disappear and dough becomes smooth.

Lightly dust counter with flour. Roll out dough to desired thickness.

Cut into two-by-five-inch rectangles. Place each strip in cupcake tin to form a pastry shell.

Cardamom Fig Filling:
Preheat oven to 400° F. Prepare cupcake tin with flour.

Mix figs, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom together.

Place pastry into floured cupcake tin.

Spoon figs into pastry shell.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until figs are tender and puff pastry is golden brown.

Remove from oven and place on wire rack.

Serve warm.

Comments (5)


How many pastries is this supposed to make. Also do you cook the fig filling first or just mix and fill?