Instant Pot Fig Jam

Homemade jams always have an edge over packaged ones. With a few fresh figs and your Instant Pot (or any other Pressure Cooker), you’ll be able to obtain this delicious and naturally sweet jam to be served for breakfast but also together with cheese for a gourmet appetizer.

Choose only completely ripe figs and enjoy this fruity treat!

Instant Pot Fig Jam
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cornstarch, fig, Fig Jam
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 lb fresh and ripe figs
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Wash and chop your figs.
  • Place figs, lemon juice and sugar into your Instant Pot and stir.
  • Cook at high pressure for 3 minutes.
  • In the meantime, mix water and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  • Quickly release the steam, open the lid and add the cornstarch mixture.
  • Press “Sauté” and cook for another 2 minutes while stirring until your jam reaches the desired thickness.
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12 thoughts on “Instant Pot Fig Jam

    1. You can freeze jam in zip lock freezer bags, after pressing out any extra air before sealing the bag. It can be kept in the freezer up to a year.

        1. Plastic containers are not suggested for the preservation of the jam. Make sure to use hot sterile jars after cooking. Because it helps to preserve the jam in a safe way.

    1. Canning is the absolute healthiest method of food preservation that keeps it free from harmful additives and preservatives.

  1. I made this jam and it’s great! But is it ok to put it straight into the jar? Do you have to prepare the jar in any special way?
    I have never made jam before

    1. Make sure to pop the jam into hot sterile jars after cooking. Because it helps to preserve the jam in a safe way.

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