Spiced Cantaloupe Recipe


Main Ingredient


 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


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.