Fig jam recipe with brown sugar, to sweeten breakfast or accompany cheeses


If you like seasonal fruit jams, but they are usually too sweet for you, you can't miss out on preparing this fig jam with brown sugar, with just the right amount of sweetness so that the jam is perfectly preserved, but without reaching be overly cloying.

This delicatessen It is delicious to brighten up breakfast, but it is also excellent to accompany cheeses and other preparations that benefit from a sweet and fruity point. So do not hesitate to take advantage of the fact that we are in season and, even if it is a small amount, do not stay without trying this sweet.


For 4 people
  • Figs not overripe 1 kg
  • Brown sugar 700 g
  • Lemon 1
  • 1 tablespoon pectin powder (optional)

How to make fig jam with brown sugar

Difficulty: Medium
  • Total time 1 hour
  • Elaboration 10 m
  • Cooking 50 m
  • Repose 12 h

The night before preparing the jam we clean the figs and cut them into quarters, putting them in a pot along with the brown sugar. We stir to mix everything well and let it marinate for twelve hours in a cool place.

The next day we put the pot on the fire and add the lemon juice. Cook for twenty minutes, sprinkle the pectin with a strainer if we want to use it, and continue cooking for another thirty minutes. We stir from time to time so that the fruit does not stick to the bottom of the pot.

We pour hot into jars that we have boiled or washed in the dishwasher in a very hot water program, close tightly and let them cool upside down. Store in the refrigerator and leave for about two months before using them, if later we are not going to consume them very quickly, sterilize them for thirty minutes in a pot of boiling water.

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