Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

This jam keeps for quite a long time and is a wonderful gift for friends.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs beets
  • 3 lbs sugar
  • 2 ounces fresh gingerroot, finely grated or sliced
  • 3 lemons, juice and grated rind
  • 12 lb almonds or 12 lb walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Wash and peel the beets.
  2. Put them through a meat grinder or grate them.
  3. In a pot, barely cover them with water and cook them slowly until they are tender.
  4. Add the sugar, the ginger, the lemon juice and rind.
  5. Cook until thick and clear, which will take about an hour.
  6. Add the chopped nuts.
  7. Makes about 3 quarts.
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I finally tried it - As you say it was great! The person who gave me information on the weights and measures - thank you also!