Spiced Caramelized Figs

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  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours


  • 2 pints figs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp whole cloves*


  1. Arrange figs in a large pan
  2. Add sugar
  3. Cook at high heat until the figs start to release their juices
  4. Add lemon juice (make sure not to skip this step, lemon juice keeps the sugar from crystallizing)
  5. Crush the cloves and add them to the figs (you can use a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle)
  6. Cook for and hour and a half to two hours. Let it sit for an hour
  7. ENJOY! From May I have that recipe


*Note: This amount gives this recipe a very intense clove flavor. Use half the amount for a milder taste