- 2 pounds figs, unpeeled
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup water
- 8 thin lemon slices
- Rinse figs well in cool water. Soak for 15 to 20 minutes. Make a syrup by boiling
the sugar and water together.
- When syrup is clear and slightly thick (about 10 or
15 minutes), add figs and sliced lemon. Bring back to a boil and boil for 1 minute.
Lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Seal in jars.
Yield: 3 half pints
This recipe is easily doubled.