How to Make Fresh Fig Jam

If you're lucky enough to have more fresh figs than you can eat, or if you want to remind yourself of the summer during the rest of the year, MAKE FIG JAM/confit/preserve <3 Here's how!

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How to Make Fresh Fig Jam Recipe
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GATHER FIGS! 18ish if they're big, 24ish if they're like toenail size (why did I say that?! 😖)

GATHER FIGS! 18ish if they're big, 24ish if they're like toenail size (why did I say that?! 😖)

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RINSE EM!

RINSE EM!

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Cut the stems off! Or don't if you're lazy - I'm not sure it really matters

Cut the stems off! Or don't if you're lazy - I'm not sure it really matters

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Cut those babies into 4!!!

Cut those babies into 4!!!

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Any which way, no one cares, it's all g

Any which way, no one cares, it's all g

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Tell the bee to bugger off.

Tell the bee to bugger off.

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PUT EM CHOPPED UP FIGS IN A PAN AND ADD WATER (till it barely covers all the figs as they'll let out some of their own water) CUZ WE GON BOIL DIS

PUT EM CHOPPED UP FIGS IN A PAN AND ADD WATER (till it barely covers all the figs as they'll let out some of their own water) CUZ WE GON BOIL DIS

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Turn the heat on medium/high & check the time!! 🕑 This needs to boil 20-30 minutes 🕠

Turn the heat on medium/high & check the time!! 🕑 This needs to boil 20-30 minutes 🕠

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Press a lemon 🍋💦

Press a lemon 🍋💦

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Add the lemon juice to the pan AND STIR

Add the lemon juice to the pan AND STIR

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Collect the lemon zest and get some of the rind too

Collect the lemon zest and get some of the rind too

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ADD IT TO THE PAN AND STIR!!

ADD IT TO THE PAN AND STIR!!

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Whip out a good dollop of honey that's you'd estimate to be about 1/2 a cup 😬

Whip out a good dollop of honey that's you'd estimate to be about 1/2 a cup 😬

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ADD IT TO THE PAN AND STIR

ADD IT TO THE PAN AND STIR

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Whoop! It's boiling :D

Whoop! It's boiling :D

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Heheh, feelin rebellious, got a little stem over there I left on 🙊

Heheh, feelin rebellious, got a little stem over there I left on 🙊

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BOILIN BOILIN BOILIN! STIR!!!!

BOILIN BOILIN BOILIN! STIR!!!!

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30 minutes up!! 🎈 You should have a thickish syrupy moisture now. Lower the heat...

30 minutes up!! 🎈 You should have a thickish syrupy moisture now. Lower the heat...

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Stay with me here..... 15 minutes into the thickening process, we're going to add balsamic vinegar ✨😱✨

Stay with me here..... 15 minutes into the thickening process, we're going to add balsamic vinegar ✨😱✨

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TELL THE BEE TO GO AWAY

TELL THE BEE TO GO AWAY

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Look at how that water level has gone down!! You can turn the heat off and then either eat it like this as a sort of confit; mash up the pieces with a fork or beat it outright to get a thick jam 😯

Look at how that water level has gone down!! You can turn the heat off and then either eat it like this as a sort of confit; mash up the pieces with a fork or beat it outright to get a thick jam 😯

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And now just accept the fact that your house has been invaded by bees. 😭  Once the jam has cooled, fill a jar with it, seal it and turn it upside down so no air gets in, so it'll keep 😘 ENJOY ❤️

And now just accept the fact that your house has been invaded by bees. 😭 Once the jam has cooled, fill a jar with it, seal it and turn it upside down so no air gets in, so it'll keep 😘 ENJOY ❤️

Ingredients

2 Pounds FRESH FIGS 
½ Cups Raw honey 
1 Lemon 
Balsamic vinegar!? 
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