Frozen Cantaloupe


Quantity: 1 dozen (28 lbs) yields 22 frozen pints. 1 to 1-1/4 lbs yields 1 frozen pint.

Quality: Select firm-fleshed, well-colored, ripe melons.


1. Cut in half, remove seeds and rind. Cut melons into slices, cubes or balls.

2. Follow directions below for style of pack desired.

Syrup pack: Pack into containers and cover with 30 percent syrup, leave headspace, seal and freeze.

Unsweetened pack: Pack into containers, leaving no headspace, seal and freeze.


"So Easy to Preserve", 5th ed. 2006