Canning Recipes




Strawberry-Fig Jam
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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2 pounds figs
1 cup granulated sugar
1 package strawberry-flavored gelatin - (3 oz)

Boil 4 (8-ounce) glass jam jars and their 2-part metal lids and screw tops
for 5 minutes. Leave in hot water until ready to use.

Coarsely chop the figs and combine with the sugar in a heavy saucepan.
Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until the
sugar is completely dissolved. Lower the heat and gradually mix in the
gelatin, stirring constantly, and cook 15 minutes.

Fill the hot, sterilized jars with the jam, leaving 1/4-inch head room.
Remove any air bubbles by running a knife around the inside of the jars.
Wipe jar rims clean and cover with metal lids and screw bands.

Store in refrigerator or process in hot water bath 5 minutes.

This recipe yields 4 half-pints.





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