Old Fashioned Fig Preserves I



  • 2 1/2 quarts fresh figs
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup water


Step 1

Scald whole figs in boiling hot water and peel. Drain well. Combine sugar and water and cook until sugar dissolves.

Step 2

Add lemon and figs, and then simmer until tender (approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours).

Step 3

Pour into jars and seal immediately.

Recipe Type:


Loading Facebook Comments ...
Kaplan, Louisiana Louisiana
Average Member Rating

(5 / 5)

5 5 3
Rate this recipe

3 people rated this recipe


Related Recipes:
  • Fresh Fig Pepper Jelly

    Fresh Fig Pepper Jelly

  • Kumquat Preserves

    Kumquat Preserves

  • RCR Strawberry Fig Cake (1) (Custom)

    Strawberry Fig Preserve Shortcake

  • Pumpkin Pancakes

    Pumpkin Pancakes

  • RCR Bread and Butter Pickles (7) (Custom)

    Bread and Butter Pickles (Good and Easy)

about us    ask maw-maw    blog    contact us    cooking tips    heritage   
guestbook    privacy policy    recipes a-z    recipebox    register    submit a recipe!