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Prickly Pear Marmalade

Ingredients
  Thinly sliced lemon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seeded chopped oranges 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 1 Quart
  Peeled seeded chopped prickly pears 1 Quart
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Directions

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large sauce pot.
Cover and let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place.
Cook rapidly until peel is tender, about 30 minutes.
Cool; add pears and sugar.
Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cook rapidly to jellying point, about 25 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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear

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1 Comment

umaima's picture
Hello Cookboy, you will not need any pectin to prepare this recipe. the yield will be between 1.5 to 2 quarts.