Saturday, September 1, 2007

Canned Loquats

8 lbs loquats
3 cups sugar
4 cups water
1/3 cup bottled lemon juice

wash and cut off stem ends off fruit.
Cut in half and remove seeds.
As you prepare fruit add it to some lemon-water.
Make syrup by cooking water, sugar, and lemon juice together until it is ready to boil.
Drain fruit and rinse.
Drop fruit in syrup and cook for 2 minutes.
Pack into hot jars, cut side down, and fill to 1/2 inch with hot syrup.
Release air-bubbles and add more liquid if necessary.
Clean rims and seal.
Process pint jars in a water bath canner for 15 minutes and quart jars for 20 minutes.

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