Remove the tips and cut up. Add to a large pot and pour enough water to cover the five finger. Add the clove and spice. Bring to a boil then leave to cool for 3 hours.
Drain and place in trays. Dry in the sun or dry in the oven.
Oven Method: Set the oven very low, about 150 Degrees F, and prop the oven door open a few inches to allow steam to escape. Check every hour and turn the fruit until done