*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Lime Marmalade
 
 Recipe By     : Lisa Lepsy
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Jams & Jellies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      cups          thinly sliced limes, halved and seeded -- (8 medium)
    7 1/4  cups          water
    7      cups          sugar
    2      drops         green food coloring
    8      drops         yellow food coloring
 
 Combine lime slices and water in an 8 quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over
 high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 45 minutes to an hour or
 until peels are very soft. Measure cooked fruit and liquid in a heatproof
 measuring cup. For every cup of fruit and liquid add one cup of sugar. Stir
 in food coloring if desired. Bring to a boil and cook to jelly stage with a
 candy thermometer. (220F, about 25 minutes) Stir occasionally. Skim off foam
 if necessary. Immediately fill hot sterilized 1/2 pint jars, leaving 1/4
 head space. Wipe jar tops and threads clean. Place hot lids on hot jars and
 apply screwbands. Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath. Yield 5 1/2 pints.
 
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 NOTES : Process all jams and jellies in boiling water canner. Parafin and
 older canning methods are not considered safe.