storage tips

How to Freeze Figs the Easy Way

Have you ever found yourself with a ton of figs  and unsure about what to do with them?  We’re sharing with you, the simple process of how to freeze figs along with helpful photos. You’ll know exactly how to preserve them to enjoy year-round!

Items you'll need for freezing figs

– Cutting board – Sharp knife – Ripe figs – Baking sheet – Wax paper – Freezer-safe bag or freezer-safe container – Pen or marker for labeling

1. Wash figs and gently pat them dry with a few paper towels.

2. If freezing whole, place the flat bottom of the figs on a cookie sheet lined with wax or parchment paper. Place the tray inside the freezer, on a flat surface and flash freeze for 2 hours.

3. After removing figs from the freezer, place them in a freezer safe ziplock bag. Label the bag with the contents and date.

4. If freezing fig halves, wash and dry figs. Cut off the stems.

5. Proceed to cut figs in half, revealing the inside of the figs.

6. Place the halves in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Flash freeze the halves for 2 hours.

7. After flash freezing, place the halves in an airtight container or freezer-safe bag.

8. Remember to label bag with the contents and date.

Be sure to check out the full article for helpful tips on how to thaw your frozen figs along with delicious fig recipe ideas!