Seville Orange Marmalade

Preparation info

  • Makes

    15 lbs

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

  • About


  • 10 good Seville oranges
  • 2 lemons
  • 10 lbs sugar (pre


To make a year’s supply for an average small family you need four times this amount, but 15 lbs is a convenient quantity to cook, providing you have a large preserving pan.

The oranges are only here for a short time in January but it really is worth making your own marmalade; it costs half as much as shop marmalade and is twice as good. This method is spread over three days, but doesn’t