• 90minutes
  • 141calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 3/4kg (6 lb) fresh figs

  2. 1 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda

  3. 2 3/4L (4 3/4 pints) boiling water

  4. 1.6kg (3 1/2 lb) caster sugar

  5. 1L (1 3/4 pints) water

  6. 1 lemon, sliced

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large mixing bowl, place figs and sprinkle with bicarbonate of soda. Pour the boiling water over the figs and soak for 1 hour.

  2. Drain figs and rinse thoroughly with cold water. In a large casserole, combine the sugar and the water; bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.

  3. Add the figs and lemon slices to the syrup in the casserole and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

  4. Spoon figs into hot, sterilised jars and spoon syrup over figs, leaving 1cm of head space. Top jars with tightly fitting lids. Place in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.


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