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Spiced Cantaloupe

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Spiced Cantaloupe is a wonderful addition to your light dinner spread! The pickle are easy to make and are extremely tasty. Try this Spiced Cantaloupe recipe! I guarantee you that it will be a success!
  Cantaloupe 2 (Firm Under Ripe)
  Cider vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Pound (About 1 1/3 Cups, Packed)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole cloves 10
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch, broken into small pieces
  Whole mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Remove rind and seeds and cut cantaloupe into 1-inch cubes.
(There should be about 2 quarts cubes.) Put cubes into a bowl; cover with a salt solution (2 tablespoons salt dissolved in 1 quart icy cold water).
Invert a plate over fruit to keep cubes submerged in solution.
Set aside 2 hours, then drain thoroughly.
Combine the vinegar, water, sugars, and the spices in a large heavy saucepan.
Bring to boiling and add the drained melon.
Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until cubes are almost transparent, stirring occasionally.
Using a slotted spoon, remove cantaloupe to hot sterilized jars and pour the hot syrup over them.
Remove air bubbles and add more syrup, if needed, to fill jars to within 1/2 inch of top

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2351 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.2%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 513.7 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 603 g201.1%

Dietary Fiber 33.4 g133.4%

Sugars 563.7 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 2030.3% Vitamin C 1840.1%

Calcium 39.3% Iron 45.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spiced Cantaloupe Recipe