Grub Americana

Pawpaw Preserves

Recipe makes 12 to 15 pints

Whatcha Need:

12 pawpaws (about 5 lbs)
2 c. water
3/4 c. sugar
1 lemon
1 orange

Whatcha Do:

Peel pawpaws. Put in kettle with water, without removing seeds. Boil until soft, then put through a sieve. Add sugar and juice of orange and lemon. Boil until thick. Grated rind of orange or lemon may be added. Put in sterilized jars and seal.

Recipe by Peggy Powell, in The Advocate, Mt. Sterling, KY, 09/12/91