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                   Diabetic Jam-Using Sorbitol and Pectin
 
 Recipe By     : Marguerite Patten’s Jams, Pickles and Jellies
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Diabetic Jams
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/2  pounds        fruit
                         water -- (*) see note
    2 1/2  pounds        sorbitol powder
    5                    saccharin tablets
      1/2  bottle        commercial pectin
           knob          butter
      1/2  ounce         gelatin
 
 1.Simmer fruit with water until soft.
 2. Remove as many of the stones as possible, with a perforated spoon.
 3. Stir in the sorbitol and bring to the boil, adding the butter.
 4. Boil hard for 1 minute.
 5. Remove from heat and stir the commercial pectin, saccharin tablets and
 gelatin dissolved in the hot water.
 6.  Pour into jar while hot and seal down.
 In order for this to keep, this jam must be covered immediately with a
 very good seal, either a bottling top or melted paraffin wax.
 
 
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 NOTES : (*)
        Use 1/4 pint water with firm fruit.(damsons, hard plums, etc...)
        Use 1/8 pint water with moderately soft fruit.(ripe gooseberries,
        etc...)
        Use no water with soft fruit.(raspberries, etc...)