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peach-cantaloupe conserve

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Becky Tank
Fond du Lac, WI

Have not made this, but it sounds very good.

(1 rating)
yield 5 half pints

Ingredients For peach-cantaloupe conserve

  • 3 c
    peeled, chopped fresh peaches
  • 3 c
    peeled, chopped cantaloupe
  • 4 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    slivered, blanched almonds
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    grated orange rind

How To Make peach-cantaloupe conserve

  • 1
    Combine peaches and cantaloupe in a large dutch oven. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar and lemon juice; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add almonds and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; Boil 10-12 minutes or until mixture reaches 221 degrees on a candy thermometer. Stirring frequently.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and skim foam with a metal spoon, if necessary. Quickly pour into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace; wipe jar rims. cover with two piece lids. process in boiling water-bath for 5 minutes.

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