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Ground Cherry Marmalade

Ingredients
  Ground cherries 3 Cup (48 tbs) (also called husk tomatoes)
  Pears 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, drained and diced finely
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Crushed pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (2 lemons)
  Sugar 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 3 Ounce (1/2 bottle)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Husk ground cherries and wash.

MAKING
2. In a large saucepan, simmer pears in water for 25 minutes.
3. Stir in pineapple, lemon juice and sugar; over high heat bring the mixture to a full rolling boil.
4. Stir in pectin and boil again over high heat for 3 minutes.
5. Remove pan from heat and skim top.

FINALISING
6. Into hot sterilized jars, ladle mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top.
7. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
8. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for 5 minutes.
9. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
10. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
11. Spread Ground Cherry Marmalade over toast and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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