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Spiced Cantaloupe Recipe
|Powdered alum||2 Teaspoon|
|White vinegar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Whole cloves||1 Tablespoon|
|Whole allspice||1 Tablespoon|
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
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.