Fig Preserves

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Fig Preserves created by jeannega
Ready In:
1hr 25mins
Ingredients:
4
Yields:
3 half pints
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ingredients

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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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  1. Stephanie H.
    I made this with our fresh figs. I use it on barbecue ribs at the very end of the grilling. It's also great basted on baked chicken.
     
  2. Robyn R.
    Can you use the same recipe for peach jam?
     
  3. attome57
    What do I need to do if they do not seal ??? There all new lids, I boiled the lids, wiped top of gars before putting lids on, and boil bath for ten minutes...
     
  4. Betty W.
    I made this recipe it was so easy I added Clove to my figs and let them set all night to let them make there own juice and didn’t add water, they are so good. Oh I added a box of sure jell.
     
  5. Naudia V.
    Do I refrigerate afterward?
     

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