Fig Jam
Fig Jam
Fig Jam
Fig Jam
Servings Prep Time
8 pint jars 15minutes
Cook Time
1hour
Servings Prep Time
8 pint jars 15minutes
Cook Time
1hour
Ingredients
  • 10 pounds fresh figsrinsed
  • 1 lemonrinsed and cut in paper thin slices, seeds removed
  • 2 ounces candied gingercut in thin matchsticks
  • 4cups; 800g sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juicefreshly squeezed
Instructions
  1. 1. Trim the stem end from each fig. Cut the figs in half if they are small, in quarters if they are large, and dice them if you prefer.
  2. 2. Place the figs and all the remaining ingredients in a very large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the figs and the sugar begin to melt together, and become liquid. Continue cooking the mixture at a rolling boil until it thickens and the figs turn a rather brownish color, which will take about 1 hour. which
  3. 3. Stir in the lemon juice and continue cooking, stirring often, for about 10 minutes. Then, place the jam in jars and seal according to the manufacturer’s instructions.