- Cooking Time:
- Servings: Makes about 5 pints.
- Preparation Time:
- 4 c. fresh figs
- 3 c. sugar
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Thin sliced lemon rind (about 1/4 lemon)
- 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1. Pour boiling water over figs. Let stand 10 minutes. Drain, stem and chop figs. Measure and add 1/2 cup water and sugar to figs. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Cook rapidly until thick.
- 2. Stir frequently to prevent sticking. Add lemon juice and spices and cook 1 minute longer. Pour into hot sterilized jars to 1/2 inch from top. Seal. Process 15 minutes in a boiling water bath.