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fig jam

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

I love jams, especially fig jam. This is a lovely alternative to the orange fig jam I usually enjoy. I hope that you will enjoy this quick and easy to make treat.

(1 rating)
yield 1 jar
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fig jam

  • 3 large fresh figs, cleaned, ends removed, coarsley chopped
  • 1 cup honey, wildflower or your favorite
  • 1 small lemon, juiced, zest thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup blanched almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped for seeds

How To Make fig jam

  • 1
    Into a large pot add the figs, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, ground cinnamon, salt and vanilla bean seeds: bring to a boil.
  • 2
    Reduce the heat and simmer 1 hour, stir frequently while simmering.
  • 3
    When the jam has thickened add in the nuts and continue to simmer for 10 - 20 minutes longer.
  • 4
    Once the marmalade has cooled pour into a sterilized jar.