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