how to make fig paste




Yield 1.2 kilos

What's more satisfying than a really great cheese platter? Accompanying it with fig paste you made yourself! Learn how to make deliciously-gooey fig paste from four simple ingredients.


1.5kg ripe figs

1 cup white sugar

1 cup shiraz

30g Jam Setter


Trim then puree the figs. Combine the puree, sugar and shiraz in a large saucepan.

Bring to the boil, then reduce to low heat and simmer for two hours.

Stir in the jam setter, bring the paste back to the boil. Boil for two minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool.

Store in sterilised jars, ready for your next cheese platter!

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Recipe by Cooker and a Looker - Australian Home Cooking at