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1 hr 35 mins
1 hr 15 mins
Fresh Picked figs preserved in a light syrup scented and flavored with warming spices of cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, lemons, allspice and ginger. Savor on a cold winter night.
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- 1Blanch figs in water for 2 minutes. Remove figs and set aside. Measure 1 quart of the blanching water discard the rest.
- 2Bring the 1 quart blanching liquid, sugar, ginger, vanilla, cardamom, allspice, and lemon to a gentle boil add figs and boil for 5 minutes.
- 3Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice per pint jar to each of the jars or 1/4 teaspoon citric acid per pint to the jars. This is to increase the acidity and help prevent discoloration and spoilage.
- 4Fill sterilized jars with hot figs, gently tapping the bottom of the jar on the countertop to help pack the figs down gently.
- 5Add the hot syrup leaving 1/4 to 1/2-inch headspace. Wipe any spilled syrup off the top, Seat the lid and tighten the ring around them.
- 6Keep the jars covered with at least 2 inches of hot water. Keep the water boiling. Boil them for 45 minutes at sea level.
- 7Remove jars and let them cool without touching in a draft-free place 12 hours. Remove the rings and wipe jars clean. Check that they are sealed verifying that the lid has been sucked down. Just press in the center, gently, with your finger. If it pops up and down (often making a popping sound), it is not sealed. If you put the jar in the refrigerator right away, to be consumed.
- 8Lable and enjoy within 12 months.
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Nutritional Facts for Figs in Scented Syrup
Serving Size: 1 (80 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 20
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 78.2
- Calories from Fat 0
- Total Fat 0.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 20.0 g
- Protein 0.0 g
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