Fruit Chutney


The Country Women's Association of Victoria celebrates its 85th Anniversary on March 12 with the release of its new book, "Well Preserved". This is one of the wonderful recipes  from the book.
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Contributed By: Vicky Birch, West Gippsland Branch: Pakenham

‘This recipe was given to me by my mother in law, she used it to take advantage of their prolific home garden.’

Fruit Chutney


3 large onions
1kg tomatoes
2 large Granny Smith apples
3 cups raw sugar
¾ cup sultanas
¾ cup raisins
1 tblsp whole cloves (in a little bag)
1 tblsp salt
Good pinch cayenne pepper
Good pinch ground ginger
5 cups brown vinegar

•Peel and chop the onions.
•Remove the skin from the tomatoes and chop them coarsely.
•Peel, core and dice the apples.
•Put all the ingredients into a pan, stir over low heat until the sugar dissolves.
•Bring to the boil and then simmer uncovered for 2-2½ hours or until thick.
•Remove the bag of cloves before turning into hot sterilized jars and sealing.
•Fruit Chutney


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