Figs on Sourdough Dethrones Avocado Toast as the Newest Food Fad to Take Over Instagram

Many have topped their toast with nuts, while others have used an almond butter or peanut butter base

Avocado toast has long been a staple of the millennial diet, with it popping up on brunch menus and Instagram feeds for years.

But the latest culinary creation to take over as a popular autumnal toast topping is figs, with foodies around the world pairing it with both sweet and savoury ingredients.

And if social media is anything to judge by,  fig toast is set to be a new seasonal staple for food-obsessed Instagrammers, alongside the likes of pumpkin spice lattes.

Just like avocado toast, the fig dish is very simple to make, with most users topping their bread with ricotta or cream cheese before adding the photogenic fruit.

The dish can also be made savoury, with dozens posting their creation with burrata and olive oil too

Others have used peanut butter as their base, while some chocolate fiends have used figs and Nutella for their Instagram-worthy creations.

The dish can also be made savoury, with dozens posting their creation with burrata  and olive oil too.