How to cook Fig Preserves

August 24, 2016 Southerncomfort 0

fig-preserves

How to cook Fig Preserves

Ingredients
5 quarts ripe fresh figs
5 cups sugar
Directions
Wash figs and remove the stems.
Place figs in a large Dutch oven or kettle.
Cover with sugar and let stand overnight.
Cook fig mixture over low heat for 2 to 3 hours.
Stir occasionally until most of the liquid has evaporated and mixture thickens.
Spoon figs into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
Remove air bubbles and wipe rims.
Cover with metal lids and process in boiling-water bath for 10 minutes.

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