Flambe with Jacques Torres

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 tablespoon unsalted butter

12 small figs, halved

1/2 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons port

Vanilla ice cream


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add figs and sugar. Cook 1 minute. Add port and ignite. Cook until flames disappear and the mixture is reduced and syrupy, about 1 minute. Spoon mixture over ice cream, and serve immediately.