Recipe Category: Sweets
Stuffed Dates with Pine Nut Toffee
Sweet moreish treats to have with or without coffee!
|Preparation Time:||15 minutes|
|Cooking time:||10 minutes (praline)|
- 250g mascarpone or goat’s cheese
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 70g pine nuts
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 20 fresh dates
- grated nutmeg or cinnamon
Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and cook, stirring until dissolved then boil without stirring until a light golden toffee colour. Working quickly, mix in pine nuts and pour onto a baking paper lined tray. Spread out the pine nut toffee with a metal spatula and allow to set. Break toffee into thumb-sized pieces. Whisk mascarpone and honey together until thick. Cut dates in half, remove pips and fill with a teaspoon of honey mascarpone. Sprinkle with grated nutmeg and top with pieces of pine nut toffee just before serving.