Agave Sweetened Fig Jam Recipe

Use a natural sweetener with this Agave Sweetened Fig Jam recipe.

| September/October 2010

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Agave Sweetened Fig Jam 

6 cups figs, crushed and chopped
2 lemons
1 cup unsweetened, unfiltered apple juice
1 box pectin, without sugar
2 cups Organic Blue Agave Sweetener 

Place chopped figs in large pan.

Zest one lemon and set zest aside; cut and squeeze zested lemon to make 1/2 cup juice. Slice second lemon (including rind) into 1/8-inch-thick slices and cut slices into 8 triangles.

Add lemon zest, lemon juice and lemon slices to figs. Stir apple juice and pectin into fig/lemon mixture.

Bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue to stir and boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in sweetener. Stir until foam is absorbed.

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