Jujube (confectionery)

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A box of jujubes
Alternative names Jube, Ju Ju Drop
Type Confectionery
Cookbook: Jujube  Media: Jujube

Jujube (/ˈb/ or /ˈb/), or jube, or "juju" is a gummy type of candy drop.


American jujubes

A recipe for "pate de jujubes" was published in 1709[1]. The recipe called for gum arabic, sugar, and the date-like jujube fruit. In 1853, both "ju ju paste" and "ju ju drops" were sold by confectioners.[2]. Later, recipes used various flavorings instead of jujube fruits. [3]

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