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Fig Fruit Spread

Made with just 3 ingredients
Courtesy of Imperial Sugar

This spread, which uses just three ingrediets, contains much less sugar than a traditional jam but still packs lots of flavor.

Recipe courtesy of Imperial Sugar.

Ready in
30 m
10 m
(prepare time)
20 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


Makes 2 cups.


  • 1 16-ounce container fresh figs, about 3 cups
  • 1/2 Cup Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean or 2 teaspoons vanilla


Cut figs in quarters and then cut crosswise in half. Place in a saucepan.1

Add sugar. If using a vanilla bean cut it lengthwise in half and add to mixture. (If using vanilla extract, add it at the end of the cooking process in Step 3). Allow to sit for 30 minutes to an hour for the figs to release some juices.2

On low to medium heat, stir until thickened, about 20 minutes.3

Keep refrigerated for up to a week or freeze.