Fig Preserves

Recipe by Diana Adcock
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash figs gently in cold water.
  • Place in a large bowl, fill with cool water and soak for 20 minutes.
  • Make a syrup by boiling the sugar and water together in a large saucepan.
  • When syrup is clear and just thick, around 15 minutes add figs and lemon slices.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Boil hard 1 minute.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Carefully pour into a blender and pulse to grind figs and lemon slices.
  • You may want to cook down for 10 or 15 more minutes to desired thickness.
  • Ladle into clean hot sterile jars and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.
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