Fresh Fig Preserves

Recipe by Sharon123
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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and peel the figs; set aside.
  • Combine sugar and lemon juice in large nonreactive saucepan; add enough water to dissolve sugar.
  • Add figs and lemon slices; cook about 45 minutes.
  • The cinnamon or ginger may be tied in a cheesecloth bag and cooked with figs for added flavor, or just put in saucepan and lift out with strainer or slotted spoon.
  • Stir frequently to prevent sticking.
  • Pack preserves into clean, hot jars, and seal immediately.
  • Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes for half-pints, 10 minutes for pints.
  • Makes 8 to 10 (6-ounce) jars.
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