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Citron And Kebbet Preserve

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  Citron/Kebbet 3 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 5 Pound
  Citric acid 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Grate the fruit.
Cut into half lengthwise.
Make two or three slashes lengthwise and squeeze out some of the juice, but keep the segments intact as much as you can.
Boil the fruit in water to cover for five minutes.
Remove from heat and set aside for twenty-four hours.
Cover with fresh water.
Do this three to four times to remove the bitterness from the fruit.
Set aside.
Make a syrup with the sugar, adding one cup water for every two cups sugar.
Boil for five minutes.
Add the citric acid.
Drain the fruit well.
Combine with the cooled syrup.
After twenty-four hours drain the syrup into a saucepan.
Set aside to cool.
Add the fruit.
Again leave for twenty-four hours.
Then boil the fruit and syrup together until the syrup thickens.
Cut the fruit into desired size.
Pour into jars.
Cover with the syrup.
Seal and refrigerate.
In this way it will keep more than two years.
If syrup is thick enough, you don't even have to refrigerate it.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9253 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.9%

Saturated Fat 0.35 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 31.8 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 2435 g811.7%

Dietary Fiber 44.5 g177.8%

Sugars 2292.9 g

Protein 11 g22.2%

Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 771.9%

Calcium 54.7% Iron 54.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Citron And Kebbet Preserve Recipe