6 half pint
jars of jam
- ½ lb. dried figs
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 1 box powdered pectin
- 4½ cups sugar
- Remove any stems from the dried figs and grind or chop very finely. Add water to make 3 and ½ cups. Pour into a large pan and simmer, covered, until the fruit is soft
- Add the lemon juice and pectin. Bring the mixture to a boil.
- Once the mixture has reached a hard boil, add the sugar.
- Follow the basic instructions and seal in sterile jars once complete.