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Fig Preserves

  Soda 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Figs 6 Quart
  Sugar 6 Pound

Sprinkle the soda over the figs and cover with 6 quarts boiling water and let stand for 10 minutes.
Drain off the soda solution and rinse the figs well in clear cold water.
Mix the sugar and 4 quarts water and boil for 10 minutes.
Skim and add the figs gradually.
Cook rapidly for 2 hours or until the figs are clear and tender.
Lift the figs out carefully and place in a shallow pan.
Boil the syrup until thick as honey.
Cover the figs with the syrup.
Let stand overnight.
Pack cold figs in sterilized jars and fill jars with syrup.
Seal and process in boiling water in a waterbath canner for 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 14731 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1424.8 mg59.4%

Total Carbohydrates 3809 g1269.8%

Dietary Fiber 164.6 g658.3%

Sugars 3642 g

Protein 43 g85.1%

Vitamin A 161.2% Vitamin C 189.2%

Calcium 201.4% Iron 118.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fig Preserves Recipe