Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

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  2. 4 cups chopped prickly pears

  3. 1 cup sliced lemon

  4. 2 oranges

  5. 1 or more cups if sugar (see below)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Chop orange peel and pulp. Add 4 cups water to lemon and orange. Let stand12 to 18 hours in a cool place. Boil until peel is tender. Cool. Measure lemon,orange and water in which cooked. Add chopped prickly pears and 1 cup ofsugar for each cup of combined pear, lemon, orange and water. Boil to the jellyingpoint. Pour, boiling hot, into hot jars. Seal at once.

  2. Note: In California, it is illegal to collect or pick fruit within 100 yardsof a road or highway. It is also illegal to collect fruit that is growing onprivate property or property designated as a protected area, including astate or national park.


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