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    Cantaloupe Preserves

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    6 hrs 6 mins

    6 hrs

    6 mins

    Kathy in Fla's Note:

    I found this during an online search and just had to share it. It takes longer than normal preserves but sounds delicious.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    half pi ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place cantaloupe and sugar in large non-reactive saucepan, stir well, cover, and let set for 6-8 hours.
    2. 2
      Add lemon juice and pectin and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, while stirring. Continue to stir while the mixture boils for 5-6 minutes, or until it thickens sufficiently.
    3. 3
      Ladle into hot jars and seal according to manufacturer’s instructions.
    4. 4
      Makes 4 ½ Cups.
    5. 5
      **Note: this is a good way to use up cantaloupe that has a strong flavor, but is not very sweet.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 20, 2007

      55

      Received rave reviews on these preserves. Used jelly thermometer and turned out great. Thanks for sharing Kathy in Fla.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cantaloupe Preserves

    Serving Size: 1 (1404 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 684.1
     
    Calories from Fat 3
    86%
    Total Fat 0.3 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 53.4 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 176.7 g
    58%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    10%
    Sugars 164.0 g
    656%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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