This delicious jam can be used on anything from toast to confections. In general, we use organic ingredients but use what you wish.


Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins
10 mins
50 mins
1 jar


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Mash blueberries with a fork in a small bowl. Transfer to a 3 1/2-quart pot. Add figs, sugar, water, lime juice, and balsamic vinegar. Lightly pulse with an immersion blender until mostly smooth, with some chunks remaining for texture.

  • Place the pot on the stove over medium-high heat. Stir continuously as it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and stir periodically, until thickened, 20 to 25 minutes. Check doneness by dropping a small spoonful of jam onto a frozen plate. Let sit for 1 to 2 minutes; if jam appears to gel, it is ready. Continue cooking if jam appears thin and runny.

  • When jam has thickened, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Pour jam into a clean jar with a hermetic seal. Allow to cool completely before refrigerating.

Cook's Note:

Lemon juice can be substituted for lime juice.

Nutrition Facts

71 calories; protein 0.2g 1% DV; carbohydrates 18.3g 6% DV; fat 0.1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 0.7mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
Oh my gosh! This is fantastic! The only thing I did differently was to add twice as much berries because I had two “fat”cups of figs that we pick off the tree this morning. Kept everything else the same using lemon vs lime, just seemed a better fit. I didn’t smash the berries first because I figured the immersion would do them in anyway. I also simmered ten or fifteen minutes longer to get a thicker consistency. Thank you so much for sharing! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I made jam for the first time with this recipe and I followed it exactly, except that the cooking time was longer than 25 minutes to get a thicker consistency. It is really tasty! Read More