A conserve is very similar to preserves, except it is usually a combination of two fruits and/or dried fruits and/or nuts. This is great served with oatmeal or have a little with some spicy pork chops. This recipe is easy to can because its done in the water-bath method.
Posted by threeovens.
For each tablespoon:
- 49 calories
- 0g fat
- 0mg cholesterol
- 1 mg sodium
- 13g carbohydrates
- 0g fiber
- 0g protein.
- 5 cups chopped, peeled cooking apples (choose a tart apple like Granny Smith, McIntosh, or Jonathan)
- 1 cup water
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1 1.75- ounce powdered fruit pectin
- 4 cups sugar
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- In a large, heavy pot combine apples, water, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
- After 10 minutes stir in the pectin. Increase the heat, stirring constantly until the mixture boils. Continue boiling for 1 full minute, while stirring.
- Remove from heat and stir in the nutmeg. Quickly spoon off any foam that rises to the top with a metal spoon.
- Ladle the hot conserve into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars. Leave a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe rims and adjust lids.
- Process the jars in a boiling-water canner for 5 minutes. Begin the timing once the water returns to a boil. Remove jars from the water and cool on wire racks.