Fig and Ginger Jam

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Total Time
30 mins
5 hrs 30 mins

Make fig jam when you have lots of fresh figs and you have grown tired of eating them out of hand.

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  1. Combine the figs, sugar, water, lemon, and ginger in a slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 2 1/2 hours, stirring twice during cooking.
  3. Remove the lid, turn the cooking temperature to HIGH, and cook 2-3 hours longer, until the jam reaches your desired consistency.
  4. Ladle the warm jam into clean spring-top glasses (or use screw tops with new lids); let stand until cool.
  5. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
  6. OR spoon into small plastic storage containers and freeze for up to 2 months.
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This is a dynamite recipe - tasty and making this jame in the slow cooker/crock pot is just the ticket during the red hot dog days of summer. I've begun adapting other jam recipes to the slow cooker it works so well. I did add 1/2 Tbl of vanilla to this recipe (actually vanilla powder, but it makes no difference) and the flavor is wonderful!