Jujube (confectionery)

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American jujubes
Alternative namesJube, Ju Ju Drop

Jujube (/ˈb/ or /ˈb/; also known as jube or juju) is a gummy type of candy drop.


A box of 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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  1. ^ texte, Chomel, Noël (1633-1712). Auteur du (28 August 1767). "Dictionnaire oeconomique : contenant l'art de faire valoir les terres et de mettre à profit les endroits les plus stériles.... A-E / par M. Noël Chomel,... ; nouv. éd. par M. de La Mare". Gallica.
  2. ^ "Hoffman's Albany Directory, and City Register, for the Years ..." L. G. Hoffman. 28 August 2018 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Francatelli, Charles Elmé (28 August 1862). The Royal English and Foreign Confectioner: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Confectionary in All Its Branches, Comprising Ornamental Confectionary Artistically Developed : Different Methods of Preserving Fruits, Fruit Pulps, and Juices in Bottles, the Preparation of Jams and Jellies, Fruit, and Other Syrups, Summer Beverages, and a Great Variety of National Drinks, with Directions for Making Dessert Cakes, Plain and Fancy Bread, Candies, Bonbons, Comfits, Spirituous Essences, and Cordials : Also, the Art of Ice-making, and the Arrangement and General Economy of Fashionable Desserts. Chapman and Hall. p. 240 – via Internet Archive. jujubes arabic.

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