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Figs Spread (No Added Sugar)

This fig jam is made with juicy fresh figs, and a few other simple ingredients. It couldn't be easier to make this sweet and succulent spread that is a wonderful addition to cocktails, or on crackers with cheese. Preserve the life of prized figs with this fig spread!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: figs, gluten free, no sugar added, spread
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 35kcal
Author: Briana


  • 2 pounds fresh figs, stems removed and quartered
  • 1 cup brown sugar replacement
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • In a small saucepan, add the figs, water and sweetener to a medium saucepan, bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce to a simmer, allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Add in lemon juice, return to simmer for another 15 minutes to reduce liquid to your desired consistency. 
  • Remove from heat, stir in vanilla extract. Serve and enjoy!
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 10 days, or in the freezer for up to 6 months.


  • Sweeten to taste.
  • Add water to create the consistency you want. 
  • Vanilla extract is optional. You can also add in things like cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and/or balsamic vinegar. 


Serving: 40g | Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg