Freezer Apricot or Peach Jam

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

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The Complete Book of Home Preserving

The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

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Ingredients

  • lb/750g fresh apricots or peaches
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid
  • 2lb/1 kg caster sugar
  • 4 fl.oz/100 ml liquid pectin

Method

Skin the apricots or peaches and remove the stones. Mash the fruit and stir in citric acid and sugar. Leave for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, then add pectin and stir for 3 minutes. Put into small containers, cover and seal. Leave for 5 hours at room temperature, then put into refrigerator until jelled. This may take 24-48 hours. Store in freezer. Thaw for 1 hour at room temperature before serving.

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