What Is Fig Jam?
Fig jam is made by boiling fresh figs with sugar. Natural sugar content is high in figs; pectin and natural acid content are low. Pectin makes the jam harden. For this reason, acidic ingredients such as lemon juice, orange juice, or balsamic vinegar are used in making fig jam.
What To Serve with Fig Jam?
Fig jam is compatible with sweet or savory recipes. It goes well with toast and cheese for breakfast. Goat cheese and fig jam offer the perfect flavor contrast. It is also used as a filling material in making cookies or cheesecakes. You can serve fig jam with balsamic vinegar as a dressing in salads you prepare with arugula and ham.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Fig Jam:
- Almond Biscotti
- Homemade Rye Bread
- French Toast
- Homemade Bagel
- Linzer Cookies
- Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pancakes
- Classic French Beignets
- Italian Zeppole Doughnuts
How To Store Fig Jam?
You can store this homemade jam in the refrigerator. Let the jam cool at room temperature. Then sterilize the jars. Put the jam in the jar and close the lid. Soak in the water bath for about 20 minutes. Store canned jam in a dark and cool place.
If you are not going to canned the jam, you can store it in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week. You can also store it in the freezer for up to 1 month.