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Strawberry Fig Preserve

Rated as 3.71 out of 5 Stars
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"Using fresh figs and strawberry Jell-O, this is a very easy preserve recipe."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 69
Original recipe yields 48 servings (6 half pints)

Directions

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  1. Heat figs, sugar, and strawberry gelatin together in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a rolling boil. Cook fig mixture, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes; remove from heat.
  2. Sterilize jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pour hot fig mixture into hot, sterilized jars, filling to within 1/2 inch of the top. Run a knife or thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids and screw on rings.
  3. Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot and fill halfway with water. Bring to a boil and lower jars into the boiling water using a holder. Leave a 2-inch space between the jars. Pour in more boiling water if necessary to bring the water level to at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a rolling boil, cover the pot, and process for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). Store in a cool, dark area.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 69 calories; 0 17.5 0.4 0 14 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I really love the taste. I put about 3/4 cup local honey in instead of sugar Sugar I put 1 1/2 cup. Made5 1/2 pints. Total. Used only one packet of strawberry jello

Most helpful critical review

This was a very easy recipe for fig preserves, I added Splenda instead of sugar, my husband is diabetic and he loved them. Irma Dark

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This was a very easy recipe for fig preserves, I added Splenda instead of sugar, my husband is diabetic and he loved them. Irma Dark

I really love the taste. I put about 3/4 cup local honey in instead of sugar Sugar I put 1 1/2 cup. Made5 1/2 pints. Total. Used only one packet of strawberry jello

Do I need to peel the figs? Can I substitute crushed pineapple and pineapple jello for the strawberries? My grandmother used pineapple to stretch the recipe but I don't have her recipe.

Good way of using some really nice figs!

Sounded to simple so I had to try it. Worked great and tastes good. It is a clear, simple flavored jam.

this is the same recipe my grandmother used to use. best jelly ever