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Category : Fruit & Berries       Region : Southeast ~ Prairie       Rating : 3
Cactus Pear & Raspberry Syrup

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Cherokee (born and raised in San Antonio, Texas)

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Offered by Susan Marie Smith-Kennedy ...who learned this from a Family recipe

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • To Cup Sugar (Or To Taste)
  • Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cup Raspberry Juice
  • 2 To 3 Cups Cactus Pear Juice
  • Corn Starch To Slightly Thicken (If Needed)

Directions

Prepare the cactus pears the same way as for jelly.*

Boil until slightly thickened. Serve over pancakes, waffles, or ice cream...

Note: *Referring to Prickly Pear cactus jelly (Old Navajo) recipe.

Also: Some Mexican grocery stores carry Prickly Pear cactus juice already prepared in jars/cans.


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