- Enough marrows to weigh 6 lb after being peeled and cored
- Juice and rind of 2 lemons
- Cut marrow into cubes.
- Place in a bowl and cover with sugar, leaving until the next day.
- Strain off the syrup and boil with the juice of lemons and fresh ginger (tied in a muslin bag).
- Cut preserved ginger into small pieces and add with the marrow to the boiling syrup.
- Boil for another hour or less if transparent sooner.