Bring Us a Figgy Smoothie

Figs are a delightful treat in the fall and winter. If you’re looking for non-alcoholic beverages to delight guests at a holiday party, try making up a big batch of this delicious smoothie and serving it in small cocktail glasses.

Fresh Fig & Date Shake

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Fresh figs are usually available in the fall. You can find them in the produce section with the exotic fruits like dates and coconuts. Try one raw to get the flavor—they’re not as sweet as dried figs, and you may fall in love with them for autumn cooking. Paired with more familiar dates, this shake is an easy and delicious option for giving this less familiar fruit a fair chance.

Servings: 1 (457 G)

Prep Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. fresh figs
  • 2 dates
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 4 ice cubes

Directions

  1. Process all ingredients together in a blender or food processor until smooth.