{Quick & Easy} Fig Jam

Fig Jam

As promise, I decided to share the recipe for fig jam I used to have with my scones! You will realise it’s so easy and something you can do in less than 30 minutes! Be warned though, cause this is VERY ADDICTIVE! haha Once you’ve tried a spoonful, you would want to have another, and another, and another!

chopped dried figs

Another plus point is that this recipe uses dried figs, so you can make this all year round! Trust me, you would definitely want a bottle of this in your fridge all the time. hehe I’ve had it on my scones, croissants, with cookies and of course, on it’s own! YUMMO! Just can’t get enough! (:

Fig jam bottled

So quickly get a packet of dried figs and make some jam now! (:

Dried Fig Jam (adapted from Tastespotting)

250g dried figs, chopped into quarters

1 cup of water

1 tsp lemon juice


Steps :

1) In a small heavy base pot, place the dried figs and water and bring it to a boil. Lower the heat and allow it to simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the figs are plumped up.

2) Turn off the heat and pour the mixture into a blender. Add the lemon juice and blend till smooth with a spreadable consistency. Be careful when blending as the mixture is very hot! If it’s too thick, just add more water, 1 tsp at a time.

Blending it into a spreadable paste

3) Allow the mixture to cool, and then place it in an air tight bottle, and keep it refrigerated. It can last up to 2 weeks.

Fig jam

Enjoy! (: If you’re like me, take a spoon and dig in immediately! hehe Simple, quick, delicious and addictive! Cannot get any better!

Have a great week ahead everyone!

Remember to always cook and bake with love!

23 thoughts on “{Quick & Easy} Fig Jam

  1. Catherine says:

    Yay thanks! I’m so glad it only needs dried figs, I was worried I’d have to try track down some fresh ones. Can you just buy dried figs anywhere? Hope to make it when my oven is replaced so I can bake as well 🙂

    • liannelow says:

      No worries dearie! (: hehe You can get dried figs almost everywhere! Woolworths and Coles would have it too in the dried fruit section! hehe Try it and let me know what you think! xx

  2. Tina @ bitemeshowme says:

    Wow it really is simple! I wonder where dried figs are available. I don’t think I’ve seen it but then again nor have I looked for it lol

  3. Daisy@Nevertoosweet says:

    YAY! Two fig recipes in a week 🙂 Woo Hoo so glad to know that you made these using dried figs since it’s getting harder and more expensive to find fresh figs ~ And can’t believe it’s so easy to make and only needs 3 ingredients! I have all three so many this weekend i’ll be making some fig jam and with your scones wakakaa perfect afternoon tea 😀 xx

    • liannelow says:

      hehe yay!! (: that sounds like my weekend last week! hehe One more fig recipe to go (my cookies) hehe and then I have to come up with more! haha Enjoy and let me know what you think! xx

  4. Vinícius says:

    I just add you in instangran a feel weeks ago. I’m from Brazil and I’ve been following your blog. You guys from Melboune really care about food and love blogging about it. I added you trying to learn more about food, cooking diferent things at home and share some recipies.

    • liannelow says:

      Thank you for your support! (: Hope you enjoy the recipes I put up and do let me know what you think after you’ve tried them! Looking forward to hearing from you again!

  5. pippa says:

    loveee the look of this recipe. regularly make jams and chutneys. just wondering why it only lasts a few weeks? usually last a few years!

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