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Administrator, Friday 20 June 2014 - 06:48:13


We used to eat fig preserves all the time when I was growing up. Everyone I knew had at least 1 fig tree in their yard. Now, I don't see many people that actually grow their own figs. In stores, there are dried figs, but I haven't tried make preserves with them.
 
8 cups fresh figs, with stems 8 cups sugar
 
Wash and rinse figs. Allow to dry in a large colander.
Pour figs and sugar into a large pot, mixing well. Cook over medium heat.
Stir periodically to keep figs from burning. Once the figs begin to release enough water to make a syrup, bring the mixture to a slow boil. Cook slowly for about 20-30 minutes, until figs and syrup are a dark amber color.
Seal in sterilized Jars.
Yield: 6 pints
 
Serving size: Entire recipe (74.5 ounces).Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories6570.88
Calories From Fat (0%)12.84
% Daily Value
Total Fat 1.54g2%
Saturated Fat 0.31g2%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 5.12mg<1%
Potassium 1219.84mg35%
Total Carbohydrates 1697.88g566%
Fiber 14.85g59%
Sugar 1681.81g 
Protein 3.84g8%

 

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