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Cinnamon Cucumber (Amish Cookbook)

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Ingredients You'll Need

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.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

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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