Pumpkin Preserves

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

I got this recipe from a dear friend. I love these preserves. Posted this for Laura Darragh.

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Serves:
4 pints
Prep:
24 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 c
pumpkin, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
4 c
sugar
1 medium
lemon
5
whole cloves

Step-By-Step

1Layer pumpkin with sugar in a large bowl. Cover and let stand overnight, stirring once or twice.
2Drain the juice off the pumpkin into a large pot. Bring to a boil and boil 10 minutes.
3Grate the lemon rind.
4Add the pumpkin pieces, grated rind and pulp from the lemon to the boiling juice.
5Tie cloves in a cheesecloth bag. Add to pot.
6Cook at a low boil for 40 minutes.
7Remove cloves and pour into hot, sterile jars. Seal. Makes 4 pints.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American