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Fig, honey and orange preserve
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Makes: about 500g
500g figs, roughly chopped
150g caster sugar
50g clear honey
1 orange, zest and juice
1 cinnamon stick
1. Sterilise a 500g jar or pot (or 2 x 250g): preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Wash the jar(s) in warm soapy water then rinse, dry and put in the oven for 5 minutes, ensuring any rubber seals are removed. Set aside to cool.
2. Put all the ingredients in a saucepan over a medium-high heat. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat a little. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently, until thick and glossy. Discard the cinnamon stick and carefully pour the mixture into the jar(s). Seal with the lid(s) and leave to cool completely. Serve on buttered toast, dolloped over porridge or swirled through yogurt. The preserve can be stored for up to 10 days in the fridge.
This recipe first appeared in Waitrose & Partners Food, September 2019 issue. Download the Waitrose & Partners Food app for the full issue
Typical values per serving:
Per 15g serving 86kJ
This recipe was first published in August 2019.