Peach-Cantaloupe-Almond Conserve

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 48-72
YIELD: 4-6 jars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    cups chopped peaches
  • 4
    cups chopped cantaloupe
  • 6
    cups sugar
  • 4
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 12
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 12
    cup blanched sliced almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Mix the cantaloupe and peaches in a heavy pot and bring to a boil---a nice, steady boil, not too high, and stir frequently.
  • 2. Add the sugar and lemon juice and cook until the conserve is thick.
  • 3.Add the nutmeg, salt, orange peel and almonds and continue to cook for three minutes longer.
  • 4. Pour into hot jars and seal.
  • 5. Process in a water-bath canner for ten minutes.
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