Figs (not too ripe)
Corn syrup (optional)
Few slices lemon
Wash figs thoroughly. Cover with water and boil for 2 minutes. Drain and use this water to make a thin syrup. Boil figs 5 minutes in syrup. If a sweeter product is desired, make a heavy syrup with water and sugar and combine equal parts of heavy syrup with corn syrup . Add a few slices of lemon to syrup and boil figs for 5 minutes. Pack into jars to within 1/2 inch of top with precooking syrup. Put on cap, screw band firmly tight.
Process: Pints for 30 minutes in boiling water bath; Quarts for 30 minutes in boiling water bath