By Eduardo − On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 2 years ago in Breakfast Recipes
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Portuguese Old Fashioned Fig Jam Recipe

Portuguese Old Fashioned Fig Jam Recipe

You can make this delicious Portuguese old fashioned fig jam recipe (receita de doce de figo antiga) in less then 30 minutes.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 10 min
Ready In 25 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings10

Ingredients

1 and 1/2 lbs of figs2 and 1/2 cups of sugarJuice of 1 large orange1 shot of Port wine (40 ml)1 cinnamon stick
1 and 1/2 lbs of figs2 and 1/2 cups of sugarJuice of 1 large orange1 shot of Port wine (40 ml)1 cinnamon stick
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Directions

This recipe makes about 2 medium jars.

  1. Wash the figs, dry them with absorbent paper, peel and cut them into slices or quarters.
  2. Place them in a saucepan with the sugar, port wine, orange juice and cinnamon stick.
  3. When it boils, turn the heat down and let it cook slowly, stirring occasionally until it has the desired consistency.
  4. Remove the cinnamon stick.
  5. Place in jars previously heated with hot water and well dried. 
  6. Place the cap on the jars and turn them over for about an hour.

Recipe & Photo Credit: facebook.com/caminhosdofuturo

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Ana
Ana
Maybe this is a silly question but....do you use the whole fig or just the inside? I can't mess this up since my tree is young and did not produce much fruit this year. Obrigado, Ana
4 months ago, Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Eduardo
You must peel them first Ana, please read step 1 of the directions.
4 months ago, Tuesday, September 27, 2022
David D Perry
I am diabetic what is any information for a sugar free jqam PLEASE> Thanks David
5 months ago, Friday, August 12, 2022
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Eduardo
Hi David, I would use Stevia instead or just go without sugar.
5 months ago, Friday, August 12, 2022
Eduardo

I love this jam. :)

1 year ago, Friday, July 9, 2021
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