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Citron Melon Preserves

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Ingredients
  Prepared citron melon 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs) (divided)
  Water 1 Quart
  Lemon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
Directions

Both inner and outer part of melon may be used but should be prepared separately.
To prepare melon: Cut outer part into 3/4-inch slices, crosswise; trim off green rind.
Cut into 1-inch pieces.
Remove seeds from inner part; cut into 1 -inch pieces.
Add 2 cups sugar to water; bring to a boil.
Add citron and cook rapidly until tender, about 45 minutes.
Cover and let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place.
Add remaining sugar and lemon.
Boil gently until clear, about 1 hour.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Fusion
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Melon

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editor's picture
I think this may be used just as you use other fruit preserves!