Canning Recipes




Fig Jam
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 quarts chopped figs - (abt 5 lbs)
6 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice

To prepare chopped figs, cover figs with boiling water. Let stand 10
minutes. Drain, stem and chop figs.

Combine figs, sugar, and 3/4 cup water in a large sauce pot. Bring slowly
to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cook rapidly until thick.
Stir frequently to prevent sticking. Add lemon juice and cook 1 minute
longer.

Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space. Adjust caps.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 5 pints.




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