Figs and Raspberries With Lavender-Honey Cream


Whipped cream delicately flavored with lavender honey is spooned over fresh figs and raspberries. Crinkled Lace Cookies are served alongside the fruit and cream to provide a contrasting crunch.


  • ½ cup Lavender Honey

  • 4 large egg yolks

  • 2 pinches salt

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 20 fresh figs (black, green, or both), halved lengthwise or quartered if large

  • 1 pint raspberries (about 2 ½ cups)

  • Crinkled Lace Cookies, for serving


  1. Whisk honey, egg yolks, and salt in a large heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water until pale and thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Cool slightly. Whip cream to soft peaks. Whisk into honey mixture. Serve with figs and berries.

Cook's Notes

The eggs in this dish are not fully cooked; it should not be prepared for pregnant women, babies, young children, the elderly, or anyone whose health is compromised.

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