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How to make Fig & Lime Jam served with cheese and crackers

Fig and Lime Jam

Farmersgirl Kitchen
An easy recipe for a sweet jam with a little tang of lime. Ideal on your breakfast toast and with cheeses and cold cuts.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course jam
Cuisine British
Servings 2 jars


  • 8 chopped figs
  • Equal weight granulated sugar to figs
  • Juice of two limes
  • Grated zest of half a lime
  • 3 tbsp water.


  • Weigh the figs
  • Weigh out the same amount of sugar
  • Put all the ingredients into a pan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved
  • Bring to a rolling boil
  • Boil until you reach setting point about 5-10 minutes.
  • Test by putting a teaspoonful onto a cold saucer, place it in the fridge, leave for 5 minutes and then push with your finger, if the jam wrinkles it’s ready. If not then put it back on the heat for 5 minutes then test again.
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