Cut off the narrow wnds of the limes and discard. Cut the peel from the limes, slice thinly and add to a saucepan. Add enough water to cover the peels and bring to a boil. Boil hard for 5 minutes and then drain.
Chop the insides of the limes and remove any seeds as you come across them, and add to a pot with the drained peel. Add the 6 cups water and bring the mixture to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
Cover the pot and let it stand for 12 to 18 hours in a cool place. After the soak, bring to a boil over high heat. Boil until the peels are very tender. Measure the amount of peel and liquid you have. Return it to the pot and add 1 cup of sugar for each cup of peel/liquid minture you have, stirring well until the sugar dissolves.
Meanwhile, pour the ginger beer in another pot over high heat. Bring to a boil and reduce by two-thirds or until you have about 2 cups left.
Add the ginger beer syrup and smashed ginger to the fruit and return the mixture to a boil while stirring constantly until the mixture passes the gel test (and reaches 221-degrees fahrenheit, about 1 hour of boiling and stirring. Turn off the heat and let sit for about 5 minutes. Remove ginger pieces.
Use a ladle to add to jars leaving 1/4 inch of head space. Clean rims carefully with vinegar. Place lids on jars. Process in boiling water bath that covers the jars by at least 2 inches. Process the jars for 15 minutes.
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|Serving Size: 1 (743g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 83 (44%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 9.3g||12 %|
|Saturated Fat 5.1g||25 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.6g|
|Cholesterol 22.4mg||7 %|
|Sodium 56mg||2 %|
|Potassium 443.7mg||12 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 37.1g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 9.6g||39 %|
|Sugars, other 27.5g|
|Protein 3.6g||5 %|
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Calories per serving: 188
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