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                              FIG JAM MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Muffins
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----JAM-----
    1       c            California dried figs
    2       c            Cold water
    1       c            Granulated sugar
                         Salt
      1/4   ts           Cloves
                         -----BATTER-----
    2 1/2   c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    4       ts           Baking powder
    1       t            Salt
    2       tb           Granulated sugar
    6       tb           Shortening
      3/4   c            Milk
    2                    Eggs
 
   For Jam: Rinse and drain figs.  Clip stems and grind
   or chop figs fine. Add water, bring to boil and cook
   and stir about 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
   Add sugar, salt and spice.  Cook and stir until of
   thick conserve consistency -- from 7 to 10 minutes.
   
   Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
   Work shortening into flour mixture.  Add milk and
   beaten eggs, stir to blend.  Divide batter into 12
   medium-sized greased muffin tins.  With a spoon, make
   a “well” in top of each muffin.  Fill each “well” with
   spoonful of jam.  Bake in hot oven (425 F.) about 18
   minutes.  Serve hot with butter and remaining jam.
   
   Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs
   Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig
   Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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