Fig jam Mini zuccotti panettone with coffee custard

There Jam Figs it is perfect spread on bread a Breakfast, as a filling for cakes and pies but also as an accompaniment to cheeses for a delicious aperitif. A recipe versatile, to be prepared in summer and consume all year round.


  • 1 kg of figs
  • 500 g of granulated sugar
  • the zest of 1 untreated lemon
  • the juice of 1/2 lemon

How to prepare: Fig jam

To achieve a perfect Jam Figs it is essential to choose quality fruit. The varieties of figs three are the most common: the green fig, the purple fig and the black fig. We find them in two moments of the year: between May And June those defined grow fioroni, larger in size, and between August And September The smallest, called real figs.
The choice of the containers to preserve the jam once ready: the jars must be well sterilized and by the hermetically closable lid, to allow the vacuum packed. You can find other directives of theHigher Institute of Health regarding the conservation of jams and the like in our article about it.

The one of figs it is not one marmalade: in fact, this name defines only the products obtained starting from citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons. For other pulp fruits, such as strawberries, peaches, blueberries, or, as in this one recipe, i figs, we speak instead of jams.

In addition to being perfect for stuffing desserts such as the cake with figs and pine nuts, or as an alternative to apricot jam in the apricot jam tart, the Jam Figs it also goes very well with cheeses, especially if marbled such as the Roquefort.
The figs, very sweet summer fruits, they can be consumed in many ways. In addition to jam, you can make other sweet recipes such as figs and coconut cream bars and polenta cake with marsala figs. If you want to experiment with a sweet and sour dish, try the Risotto with figs.

OTHER DELICIOUS RECIPES: Tomato jam, Chestnut jam, Plum jam

Easy Execution Preparation Time 20 min Cooking Time 40 min – 45 min Total Time 50 min

How to prepare: Fig jam

Preparation Fig jam - Phase 1

Preparation Fig jam - Phase 1

Peel the figs and cut them into small pieces. In a saucepan, collect them together with sugar and zest and lemon juice. Stir and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the jam has thickened. It will take about 40-45 minutes. If you like a fairly fine jam, blend it partially using an immersion blender. Check the cooking with a saucer that you have placed in the freezer. Tilt it and, if the drops do not run, the jam is ready and the gelation has occurred correctly. Pour the boiling jam into 4 sterilized and well dried glass jars.

Preparation Fig jam - Phase 2

Close with the relative lids and turn them upside down until the following day. With the heat of the jam the vacuum will be created, which will allow you to keep the product for a long time.