Fig Jam

  • 3 1/4 pounds fully ripened figs
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 - 1 3/4 oz. box Sure-Jell®
  • 7 1/2 cups granulated sugar image placeholder

Trim stems, grind figs and place in large saucepan. Stir in lemon juice, grated lemon rind and water. Add Sure-Jell®.

Mix well. Place figs over high heat until a hard boil is reached. Immediately add all sugar. Let come to a quick rolling boil that will not stir down. Boil hard for one minute, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and skim with metal spoon. Stir and skim for 5 minutes. Ladle into jelly glasses leaving 1/2 inch space at top. Cover with hot melted paraffin or seal with tops. Cool.

Servings: 12 half pints
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member