Total Time
6hrs 6mins
Prep 6 hrs
Cook 6 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place cantaloupe and sugar in large non-reactive saucepan, stir well, cover, and let set for 6-8 hours.
  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. Ladle into hot jars and seal according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. Makes 4 ½ Cups.
  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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Received rave reviews on these preserves. Used jelly thermometer and turned out great. Thanks for sharing Kathy in Fla.

Beansy August 20, 2007

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