Free Recipe Figs
Recipe Type: Free Fruit Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Recipe Serves: 1
Ingredients for Figs Recipe
Quantity: An average of 16 pounds is needed per canner load of 7 quarts; an average of 11 pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints-an average of 2-1/2 pounds yields 1 quart. Quality: Select firm, ripe, uncracked figs. The mature color depends on the variety. Avoid overripe figs with very soft flesh. Procedure: Wash figs thoroughly in clean water Drain. Do not peel or remove stems. Cover figs with water and boil 2 minutes. Drain. Gently boil figs in light syrup for 5 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons bottled lemon juice per quart or 1 tablespoon per pint to the jars; or add 1/2 teaspoon citric acid per quart or 1/4 teaspoon per pint to the jars. Fill jars with hot figs and cooking syrup, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Adjust lids and process according to the recommendations in Table 1. Table 1. Recommended process time for Figs in a boiling-water canner. Style of Pack: Hot. Jar Size: Pints. Process Time at Altitudes of 0 – 1,000 ft: 45 min. 1,001 – 3,000 ft: 50 min. 3,001 – 6,000 ft: 55 min. Above 6,000 ft: 60 min. Style of Pack: Hot. Jar Size: Quarts. Process Time at Altitudes of 0 – 1,000 ft: 50 min. 1,001 – 3,000 ft: 55 min. 3,001 – 6,000 ft: 60 min. Above 6,000 ft: 65 min. ======================================================= ===== * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539 (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias From Gemini’s MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini
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