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Welsh Nectar


  • 1 pound of raisins
  • 3 lemons
  • 2 pounds of loaf sugar
  • 2 gallons of boiling water


Cut the peel of the lemons very thin, pour upon it the boiling water, and, when cool, add the strained juice of the lemons, the sugar, and the raisins, stoned and chopped very fine. Let it stand 4 or 5 days, stirring it every day; then strain it through a jelly-bag, and bottle it for present use.

Time: 4 or 5 days.

Sufficient to make 2 gallons.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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