Canning Recipes




Fig Jam With Liquid Pectin
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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4 cups crushed figs - (abt 3 lbs figs)
1/2 cup lemon juice
7 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 bottle liquid pectin

To prepare fruit. Sort and wash fully ripe figs; remove stem ends. Crush
or grind fruit.

To make jam. Place crushed figs and lemon juice into a kettle. Add sugar
and stir well. Place on high heat and, stirring constantly, bring quickly
to a full boil with bubbles over the entire surface. Boil hard for 1
minute, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat. Stir in pectin. Skim off foam quickly. Pour
immediately into hot, sterile canning jars to 1/4-inch from top. Seal and
process 5 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields about 9 half-pint jars.





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