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Fig Jam Recipe

Fig Jam

My family's fig jam recipe, perfect for serving with brie and crostini! 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword fig jam
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 40 tablespoons
Calories 45 kcal


  • 2 cups figs stems removed and sliced in half
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced and seeds removed
  • ¼ cup Grand Marnier orange liqueur


  1. First Day: Wash figs in cold water and drain. Cut stems off and cut figs in half

  2. Place the figs in a large saucepan, and cover with sugar. Let figs stand overnight. 

  3. Second Day: Thinly slice the lemon and remove seeds. Add the slices to the fig pan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir often. 

  4. After it begins to boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour, continuing to stir. 

  5. Remove from the stove and allow to cool to room temperature. 

  6. Add the fig mixture to the blender and blend until pureed. 

  7. Add the Grand Marnier and stir until blended. Pour the fig jam into sterilized jars with tops and refrigerate. 

Recipe Notes

This recipe yields 2 1/2 cups of fig jam. 

Nutrition Facts
Fig Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 45
% Daily Value*
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 2mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.