2 quarts fresh figs chopped (about 5 pounds)
6 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice
To prepare chopped figs:
Cover figs with boiling water.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Drain, stem and chop figs.
Combine figs, sugar, and 3/4 cup water in a large sauce pot.
Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cook rapidly until thick.
Stir frequently to prevent sticking.
Add lemon juice and cook 1 minute longer.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4” head space.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.