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fig preserves

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Cindy L
Granbury, TX

My mother used to make this when I was growing up, and it is delicious! My siblings and I loved to spread it on the homemade bread my mom would bake. My parents have fig trees in the backyard, and the fruit is so good and fresh.

★★★★★ 2
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For fig preserves

  • 6 c
    figs, peeled and cut in small pieces
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • a small amount of lemon, (about 1/4 of a lemon cut up in bits)
  • no water

How To Make fig preserves

  • 1
    Cook 25 -30 minutes or until done. Pour into canning jars and process for 5 minutes in a boiling water bath. Yield: 3 1/2 pt.