Vanilla Fig Jam

This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

 

This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

 

This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

 

9 ways to use Fig Preserves

  1. Prepare into Fig Bars
  2. Serve with a charcuterie board
  3. Make a glaze for meats with it
  4. Spread it on toast and english muffins
  5. Spread on baked brie
  6. Upgrade your ham and cheese with a little fig jam
  7. Swirl it into ice cream
  8. Top a cheesecake with it
  9. Homemade Fig Newtons

Personally my favourite use is in my mom’s fig bars. She used to make them when I was a kid just before camping trips and would bring a tin full of them for us to enjoy. To this day when I eat them I think about childhood camping trips.

 

This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

Vanilla Fig Jam

Prep time: 1 hour | Cook time: 1 hour | Makes: ½ pint

Ingredients:

1 lb. figs, stems removed, washed, and quartered
2 T. fresh lemon juice
½ c. honey, preferably local
1 t. pure vanilla bean extract

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine the prepped figs with the lemon juice and allow the figs sit at room temperature for about 45 minutes.

Transfer the figs, along with the juice, to a large pot set over medium heat. Add the honey and vanilla extract and stir to combine.

Cook, stirring occasionally, until the figs break down into a thick and slightly granular jam, around 50-55 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

Serve immediately or transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Enjoy!

 

This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

 

Vanilla Fig Jam

Vanilla Fig Jam

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. figs, stems removed, washed, and quartered
  • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ c. honey, preferably local
  • 1 t. pure vanilla bean extract

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the prepped figs with the lemon juice and allow the figs sit at room temperature for about 45 minutes.
  2. Transfer the figs, along with the juice, to a large pot set over medium heat. Add the honey and vanilla extract and stir to combine.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the figs break down into a thick and slightly granular jam, around 50-55 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  4. Serve immediately or transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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This easy homemade Vanilla Fig Jam is perfect spread all over buttery toast or used in your favourite recipe calling for fig preserves.

 

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