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Citron Preserves

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  Pared citron melon 2 Quart, diced (5 1/2 Pound Melon)
  Granulated sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon

Cut the melon in quarters.
Pare and dice it, removing all the seeds.
Cook the sugar and water together for 5 min.; add the diced melon, and cook until tender and transparent.
Add the lemon juice and rind, and cook 20 min longer.
Turn into hot sterilized preserve jars, and seal.
2 tablesp diced crystallized ginger may be added.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4531 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 304.1 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1172 g390.8%

Dietary Fiber 18.8 g75.2%

Sugars 1149.5 g

Protein 16 g32.6%

Vitamin A 1280.2% Vitamin C 1223.9%

Calcium 20.4% Iron 23.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Citron Preserves Recipe