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Fig jam spread onto white bread

Fig jam

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • Makes 2 x 500ml jars

Give the gift of homemade fig jam to family and friends. It's the perfect partner to a fresh loaf at breakfast time, or try swirled into natural yogurt

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per tbsp
NutrientUnit
kcal49
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs11g
sugars11g
fibre1g
protein0.4g
salt0.02g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the figs and 150ml water in a large heavy based saucepan. Bring to a simmer and gently bubble for 5 mins or until the figs have softened and released their juices. Add the orange zest, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring regularly for around 5-7 mins or until thick, skimming off any skum that rises to the surface. Remove from the heat and leave to sit for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Ladle the mixture into sterilised jars. Seal with the lids and leave to cool completely. Will keep for six months unopened and 2 weeks in the fridge once opened. 

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Rating: 4 out of 5.8 ratings

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