Jujube Cake Ingredients :
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 cups dried, minced jujube
1 cup water
Bring these to a boil then set aside to cool
2 cups wheat flour
1 teaspoonful soda
1/2 teaspoonful salt
Sift these together then add to the above mixture.
Bake at 325Â° F
Wash about 3 pounds dried jujubes; drain and prick
each several times with a fork. In a kettle bring to a
boil 5 cups water,
5-1/2 cups sugar, and 1 tablespoon corn starch. Add
the jujubes and simmer, uncovered, stirring
occasionally, for 30 minutes.
Cool, cover, and chill overnight.
The next day bring syrup and jujubes to a boil and
simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes. With a slotted spoon
lift jujubes from syrup and place slightly apart on
Dry in oven, or in sun for about 2 to 3 days. Check
fruit frequently and turn fruit occasionally until the
jujubes are like the dates ones sees in the market.
Boil syrup remaining from the Candied Jujubes,
uncovered, until reduced to about 2 cups. Use over
pancakes and waffles. Store in the refrigerator.
Other uses: Substitute the dried jujube wherever
recipes call for raisins or dates. Dried jujubes are a
wonderful snack that can be prepared without the use
of any preservative as is so commonly needed for other