Spiced Cantaloupe Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Cantaloupes4
 Powdered alum2 Teaspoon
 White vinegar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Cinnamon sticks4
 Whole cloves1 Tablespoon
 Whole allspice1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5202 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.7%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 986.4 mg41.1%

Total Carbohydrates 1346 g448.7%

Dietary Fiber 62.3 g249.2%

Sugars 1271.1 g

Protein 52 g104.3%

Vitamin A 4060.8% Vitamin C 3682.8%

Calcium 73.4% Iron 81.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Peel melons; cut into halves and remove seeds and fiber.
Cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
Mix 3 quarts water with alum and add melon.
Let stand overnight; drain.
In preserving kettle mix vinegar, sugar, 1 cup water, and spices tied in cheesecloth bag.
Add melon; cover and boil for 15 minutes.
Pack melon into hot sterilized jars.
Pour in syrup to within 1/2 inch of top.
Put on cap, screwing band tight.
Put on rack in kettle.
Add boiling water to 1 inch over jars.
Bring to boil and boil for 10 minutes.
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