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Cinnamon Cucumber (Amish Cookbook)


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Ingredients

2 gal. large cucumbers
8 1/2 qts. water
2 c. lime


1 c. vinegar
1 small bottle red food coloring
1 Tb. alum
water to cover



8 sticks cinnamon
10 oz. red hot cinnamon candy
3 c. water
3 c. vinegar
1 tsp. salt
10 c. sugar


Peel, seed and cut cucumbers in bite-size pieces.


Soak in water and lime for 24 hours.


Drain and wash, then soak in cold water for 3 hours.


Place in large kettle and simmer for 2 hours in the following solution:


1 c. vinegar


1 small bottle red food coloring


1 Tb. alum


water to cover


Drain off liquid. Make a syrup of the remaining ingredients


Bring to a boil.


Pour over cucumbers and let stand overnight.


Drain and reheat this syrup every 24 hours for 3 days.


On the fourth day, heat juice, put into jars and seal.


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Notes

I still have bread and butter pickles from last year, so I thought I would try out this recipe. I'm getting lots of cucumbers and needed a recipe to try!

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