- 3Â 1/2 lb ripe persimmons - (to 4 lbs)
- 2 c. water
- 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 pkt powdered pectin
- 1 c. honey
- Wash fruit, remove blossom ends. Put in 6- to 8-qt non reactive pot. Add in water. Bring to boil. Mash persimmons. Reduce heat and simmer 10 min. Remove from heat. Use food mill or possibly strainer to remove pits.
- Measure 3 c. of pulp. Stir in lemon juice and pectin. Bring to boil and add in honey all at once. Bring to full rolling boil and boil 1 to 2 min, stirring constantly.
- Jar, seal and process in boiling-water bath for 5 min.