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Sweet Gherkins

 
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Sweet Gherkins recipe

Yield

24

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

4

days

Ready

4

days

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

2 quarts pickles, gherkins
1-2 inches long
*
3 cups sugar
1 quart vinegar
*
2 tablespoons allspice
whole
1 tablespoon celery seeds
2 tablespoons cinnamon sticks
broken
*
2 tablespoons cloves
whole
½ cup mustard seeds
*

Directions

Brine cukes: dissolve ½ cup salt in 2 quarts water, pour the solution over cukes, and let stand for 24 hours in a cool place.

Drain.

Put the cukes in a clean crock.

Dissolve 1 cup of the sugar in the vinegar and add spices tied in a bag.

Bring the vinegar to a boil.

Pour the boiling hot syrup over the cukes.

Next day, drain off syrup and add 1 cup sugar, bring to a rolling boil.

Pour the boiling hot syrup over the cukes.

Repeat the next day adding the last cup of sugar.

Next day, drain the syrup from the pickles and pack the pickles into scalded jars.

Heat the syrup to a rolling boil and fill the jars.

Remove air bubbles.

Add more syrup if necessary.

1/8" head space.

10 minutes boiling water bath.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 26g (0.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4022% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 34%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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