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Fig Preserves Recipe

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Contributor:  
Jay
Added: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 c. figs, stems removed
1 1.75-oz box fruit pectin
1 T. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 tsp. margarine
5 c. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Place figs in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher ( or use a food processor) until figs have a pulpy consistency. Combine fig pulp, pectin, lemon juice and margarine in a large pot. Cook on high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Add sugar, while continuing to stir. Return mixture to a rolling boil for one minute. Place in sterilized jelly jars and seal. Makes about nine cups of preserves.

 

 

 

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