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Jujube Butter

The versatile jujube can often substitute for apples, pears, plums, or figs in recipes that call for them. Meanwhile, try this jujube treat.

  • 6 pints jujube pulp 
  • 5 pins sugar 
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg 
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves juice and grated peel of one lemon 
  • 1/2 c. lemon 

To make the pulp, boil peeled fruit until tender in just enough water to cover. Press the pulp through a colander to remove seeds. Mix with the other ingredients and cook slowly - to avoid scorching - until thick. Fill jars to with 1/4 inch of top and process in a boiling water bath 15 minutes. 

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