East Texas Fig Preserves submitted by Marilyn

East Texas Fig Preserves submitted by Marilyn

I Got It From My Grandma Reader Submission

Family Story:
Every summer, my Grandmother would fix Fresh Fig Preserves and I can still smell the sweetness.  I was fortunate to be there on several occasions and was always gifted with a jar of the preserves.  We live in the North now and the figs here are different than the ones my Grandmother grew in East Texas.

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East Texas Fig Preserves submitted by Marilyn

Family Story: Every summer, my Grandmother would fix Fresh Fig Preserves and I can still smell the sweetness. I was fortunate to be there on several occasions and was always gifted with a jar of the preserves. We live in the North now and the figs here are different than the ones my Grandmother grew in East Texas.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course: Snack
Servings: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 cups fresh whole figs
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Instructions

  • Wash and sterilize the canning jars and prepare the lids in hot water so they seal when placed on the jars.
  • Cook the figs, sugar, and lemon juice in a large saucepan until the sugar is dissolved and the juice is as thick as desired.
  • Pour the mixture into hot, sterilized canning jars, cap, and store in a cool place.

Nutrition

Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Comments

  1. This is the way I remember my mama making fig preserves. She did leave out the lemon juice as my daddy didn’t like the taste of lemon that much. A loaf of homemade bread , fresh butter and fig preservers? Oh My, you cannot eat better than that!

5 from 3 votes (2 ratings without comment)

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