Southern Fig Preserves

Recipe by JamesDeansGirl
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 2 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 7
    cups fresh whole figs
  • 3
    cups sugar
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the whole figs, sugar, and lemon juice in a large saucepan.
  • Cook and stir until the sugar is dissolved and the juice is as thick as desired (Grandma uses a candy thermometer and stops at the soft-ball stage).
  • Pour the mixture into hot, sterilized canning jars, cap, and store.
  • *Can also be used in homemade jam cakes.
  • *.
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