Goan Jujubes | Christmas Candy | Kravings


Jujubes are made out of sugar, water, lemon, gelatin and flavourings.Its poured into a greased container. Once set its cut into cubes and then rolled in sugar a few times and stored in a dry air tight container.

My grandmother always made these as part of her Christmas platter or kuswar, and it wasn’t until this year that I ventured out to make it myself.

Here are the ingredients and steps to make this recipe!
50 gms powdered Gelatin
200 ml hot Water
400 gms Sugar
200 ml Water
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
1 -2 drops essence & color of your choice

Dissolve the gelatine in the hot water and leave to bloom for 10 mins
Add the sugar, water and lemon juice in a pot and boil till dissolved and thickened
Add the essence & color
Add the bloomed gelatin
Pour this into a greased tin – my tins is 7 x 7 inches
Strain your liquid before pouring if required
Leave at room temp for 8 hrs to overnight
Run a knife around the edges
Cut these into little cubes and lay them on a tray lines with wax or parchment paper
Allow this to air dry for an hour or so
Cover this in granulated sugar
Repeat the process if the jujube is still damp
Store in an airtight container

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