Making and Canning Fig Jam
Fig jam is easy to make using the recipe below.

We make most jams using the same procedure, regardless of the fruit. Using
the ingredients below, follow our technique for
Making Jam, with a 30 minute
cook time, and then
Canning Jam.
Ingredients per 1/2 pint (8 ounces) of jam:
 
Figs
1/2 pound per 1/2 pint jam jar        
Water
2 Tablespoons per 1/2 pint jam jar
Sugar
1/2 cup for each 1/2 pint jam jar
Lemon (organic or chemical free)
1 for every six 1/2 pint jars
Other ideas:
  1. Try adding a teaspoon of vanilla or cognac to your fig jam.
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