Fresh fig jam

Fresh fig jam


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About this recipe: A luscious fig jam so you can enjoy figs throughout the year. This jam is lovely with toast or even served with cheese and crackers. You can leave out the vanilla if you prefer a simple fig flavour.


Serves: 60 

  • 1kg figs, washed and diced
  • 700g caster sugar
  • 2 lemons, juice only
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large pot and marinate overnight.
  2. The next day, bring the pot to the boil, then decrease the heat to low and cook for 40 minutes. Remove the vanilla bean, scrape the seeds and add them back to jam. Mix well.
  3. Fill sterilised jars (previously boiled in hot water), wipe the edges of the jars and close tightly.

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