1/2 Baking Soda
3 Figs
2 Boiling Water
1 Water
1 Vinegar
6 Sugar
1 Whole Cloves
1 Allspice Berry
4 Cinnamon Sticks


Sprinkle soda over figs, pour boiling water over figs and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
Mix syrup ingredients.
Lemon chunks may be added (I don’t use.
Whole Ginger may be used also (I don’t use.
Bring to boil, add figs and boil for 10 minutes.
Boil figs in syrup 10 minutes for 3 days.
On 3rd day can in sterilized jars.
Note: for 12 quarts of figs, use 10 pounds of sugar.