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Western Special Preserves

  Stemmed currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Stemmed loganberry 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Stemmed raspberry 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pitted sweet cherries 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Crush currants; combine currants and water in a large sauce pot.
Cook until soft.
Drain juice through jelly bag or several thicknesses of cheesecloth.
Add sugar to currant juice; bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cook rapidly 5 minutes.
Add remaining fruit and cook almost to jellying point, about 30 minutes.
As mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

Recipe Summary

Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4687 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 0.14 g0.72%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.6 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1193 g397.6%

Dietary Fiber 68.7 g274.7%

Sugars 1109 g

Protein 17 g34.3%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 342%

Calcium 30.3% Iron 41.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Western Special Preserves Recipe