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Fig Jam

Michele Pesula Kuegler
The perfect jam to pair with charcuterie
Prep Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins


  • 8 oz. dried Calimyrna figs
  • 1 Tb. brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tb. lemon juice
  • 1-3/4 cups water


  • Remove stems from figs, and discard. Dice figs.
  • Combine figs, sugar, juice, and 1-1/2 cups water in a small pot over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce to a simmer, continuing to stir occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • Place fig mixture in a blender, add 1/4 cup water, and pureĆ©.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature, then transfer to a covered container. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Keyword condiment, fig jam, figs, homemade jam