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Vanilla Fig Preserves

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“Sweet fig goodness with a warming hint of vanilla. Use to fill cookies, cakes top a slice of toast or a grilled pork or chicken... Check this thread for step x step directions and photos http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=226477”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
5 1/2 pint jars
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a large pot place sugar, vanilla pod and the seeds into the figs, lemon juice, zest and meat of lemon. Do squeeze any juice from the peels into the sugar and figs.
  2. Stir to release juices it will be thick. Simmer over low heat stirring not to burn. Juices will come and when it does raise heat to high stirring most of the time.
  3. When it hits a rolling boil for 15 minutes all the time stirring add liquor cook 1 minute.
  4. Pour into sterile jars and process 10 minutes.
  5. Optional for those that like it smoother without chunks you can blend thee figs before adding to sugar or use an immersion blender while cooking.

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