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Cantaloupe Preserves

Ingredients
  Ripe cantaloupe 2 Pound (Firm Ones)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Pound (4 Cups)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and cut cantaloupe into thin slices of 1 inch length.
2. In a large mixing bowl, mix cantaloupe and sugar; let stand overnight.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, mix cantaloupe mixture and lemon juice; cook until the mixture is clear.

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

SERVING
9. Serve Cantaloupe Preserves with breads and toasts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cantaloupe
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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