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Super Strawberry Fig Jam Low-Sugar

Super Strawberry Fig Jam Low-Sugar 1

Simple strawberry fig jam recipe that is the perfect spread on toast, pancakes, and other pastries.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes | Serving Size: 6

Here is what you will need:

  • 4 cups fresh figs, measured after cooking (about 5 - 6 cups fresh raw loosely packed)
  • 14 cup lemon juice, bottled
  • 1 cup strawberry, sliced, heaping
  • 1 cup white grape juice, less 3 tablespoons
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice, bottled
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 cup white sugar (granulated cane)
  • 34 ounces no-sugar-needed pectin
  • 58 ounce no-sugar-needed pectin (1/2 package)


  1. Place figs and 1/4 cup bottled lemon juice in a 3 quart saucepan & bring to a boil. Simmer until figs fall apart easily when stirred, about 20 minutes.
  2. Add strawberries to figs, along with grape juice & the 3 T lemon juice - put the 3 T lemon juice in the one cup measure then fill with grape juice to the one cup measure.
  3. Sprinkle the pectin into the fruits & mix well to avoid any lumps.
  4. Bring the fig, strawberry, juice mix to a hard boil that can't be stirred down - watch & stir to avoid scorching.
  5. Add the sugar & bring to a boil. Boil hard for 3 minutes & then place in hot sterilized jars.
  6. Lid & process 10 minutes for 1/2 pints & 15 minutes for pints.


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