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Cantaloupe Preserves

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“I found this during an online search and just had to share it. It takes longer than normal preserves but sounds delicious.”
6hrs 6mins
4 half pints

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place cantaloupe and sugar in large non-reactive saucepan, stir well, cover, and let set for 6-8 hours.
  2. Add lemon juice and pectin and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, while stirring. Continue to stir while the mixture boils for 5-6 minutes, or until it thickens sufficiently.
  3. Ladle into hot jars and seal according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. Makes 4 ½ Cups.
  5. **Note: this is a good way to use up cantaloupe that has a strong flavor, but is not very sweet.

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