Cantaloupe Butter Recipe

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Cantaloupe Butter

Dwight Stewart

By
@countrybaker

This is my sister in laws recipe however I have never made it she says it is wonderful.


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Serves:

4 to 6 pints

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

cantaloupe butter 6 lb soft, ripe cantaloupes 1 1/2 c sugar juice of 1 lemon 1/4 ts ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

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Remove the seeds of the cantaloupes and scoop out the edible portion of the pulp. Dice the fruit coursely and simmer, uncovered, in a preserving kettle until tender; or puree the pulp in a blender. Measure the pulp; there should be 4 cups. Return pulp to the preserving kettle and add the sugar, lemon juice, and nutmeg. Cook the mixture uncovered over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the butter is thick enough to spread, about 1 1/2 hours. Ladle into hot, sterilized jars and seal immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy