Fig Layered Dessert for a quick dessert

Sometimes you have to be quick. And sometimes it has to be done very quickly, even if the appearance has not suffered when presenting your dessert. Fortunately, saving time and being beautiful are two factors that apply to this dessert. Because our layered fig dessert is so complex. Apart from a hand mixer, you don’t need any fancy baking accessories and there’s no oven.

The layers contrast beautifully as the butter cookie almond layer is crisp and crunchy. While the mascarpone cream is light, smooth and velvety. Together, they provide a wonderful mouthfeel, so you won’t want to stop enjoying spoonful after spoonful.

And when the wonderful seasonal figs add flavor to this dessert symbiosis, it’s all over. Juicy, sweet, crunchy and velvety. This layered fig dessert has everything you need to round off a wonderful night with friends or family.

Did you know that figs are not vegan? This may surprise you, but in this article we will explain which ingredients are not strictly vegan. You will be amazed!

Do you love figs and want to see other highlights related to the seasonal fruit besides the layered fig dessert? Then check here:

Baked figs with cream filling, honey and nuts on a wooden cutting board.  Mint next to it.  In the background is a cloth and a bowl with honey.  Top view


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A glass of layered fig dessert on a gray background.  Butter cookies and figs can be seen in the background


Fig layered dessert with almond and butter cookies


This layered fig dessert looks great and is ready in minutes.

the preparation

  1. Roast the almonds, except for a few, in an oil-free pan. Then sprinkle with powdered sugar and let it caramelize a little. Place these almonds on parchment paper and let cool. Slice the figs and set aside.

  2. Crush the butter biscuits. Beat the cream with a pinch of salt and vanilla sugar until stiff. Then add the vanilla paste and yogurt.

  3. Before serving, roughly chop the cooled almonds and mix with the biscuits. Finally, arrange the biscuits and cream in the glass and decorate with figs. A few whole almonds and mint can also be used for decoration.

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