Ginger Pear Marmalade
|Firm pears||4 Pound, sliced to make 10 cups (10 Large Size)|
|White sugar||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Fresh green ginger||3 Ounce, peeled, sliced to make 1/2 cup|
Place the sliced pears and sugar in a large preserving kettle.
Peel the zest off the lemons, and sliver finely.
Juice the lemons.
Add these ingredients and the ginger to the pears.
Stir well, cover and leave overnight.
The next day, uncover, bring to the boil, reduce heat and stirring frequently, simmer gently 40-45 minutes or until the marmalade is thick and the fruit transparent.
Pour into hot sterilized jars.
Seal with melted paraffin wax.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5787 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4.9%
Saturated Fat 0.33 g1.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 32.7 mg1.4%
Total Carbohydrates 1508 g502.6%
Dietary Fiber 63.4 g253.6%
Sugars 1378.2 g
Protein 10 g19.7%
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 283%
Calcium 26% Iron 25.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet