Tropical Fruit Preserve

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Tropical Fruit Preserve
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

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1
Ingredients
1 Cantaloupe (peeled and flesh diced)
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups cold water
1 Lime (juiced)
2 Vanilla bean (split in half with seeds scraped out)
1 tsp whole cloves
How healthy are the main ingredients?
sugarLimecloves

Preparation steps

1.
Place the sugar, water, lime juice, vanilla pods and cloves in a large stainless steel saucepan.
2.
Cook over a moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until a syrup forms. Add the melon and stir well.
3.
Cook for 10 minutes until the melon is soft enough to mash. Remove the melon using a slotted spoon and transfer to a food processor.
4.
Puree until smooth then whisk back into the syrup.
5.
Preheat the oven to 170°C (150°C fan) | 325F | gas 3. Place a 1 lb jam jar in the oven and sterilise for 10 minutes.
6.
Remove from the oven and place on a heatproof surface.
7.
Pour the jam into the jar and cover the top with a waxed disc. Seal immediately and let the jam cool to room temperature before serving or storing.