Home    Share Recipe    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Apricot Jam Made From Dried Apricots

by Finy (follow)
Dessert (988)      Snack (696)      Breakfast (532)      Sweet (370)      Fruit (193)      Jam (49)      Apricots (31)      Cooking (15)     


finished jam


Home made jam is far nicer than bought jam, and this one is not as sweet as bought ones.

It is not difficult to make and lasts for up to a year.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes (plus overnight soaking)
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Makes: approx. 8 jars servings

Ingredients
500g dried apricots, chopped
Juice of 3 large lemons
1 1/2 kg jam sugar


finished jam


Method
Soak apricots in 1.5 litres water, cover and leave overnight if possible.


finished jam


Place a small plate in the fridge to chill -to test jam later. Put the apricots and water on the hot plates, and add the lemon juice. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.

Remove from the heat and add the sugar, slowly stirring till it dissolves. Return to heat and boil rapidly for 20 minutes or till setting point is reached. You can test this by putting a bit on the cold plate, put it back in the fridge for a few minutes and then it should wrinkle when you push it with your finger.


cooking


Carefully pour, or spoon jam, into hot sterilised jars (I just rinse them and put in microwave till hot).


open jar


Put lids on, and store in a dark place.


finished jars


Put on toast or bread with butter for breakfast, or dob some on ice cream for dessert.

Delicious - and they make great presents!

Categories
#Jam
#Cooking
#Breakfast
#Snack
#Dessert
#Sweet
#Apricots
#Fruit
I like this Recipe - 8
[ print friendly ]
Submit your recipes for a share of ad revenue - click here
More Recipes by Finy
view all recipes by Finy
Articles by Finy on Other Hubs
ID: 13078
[ Submit a Comment ]
Featured Recipes
Trending Recipes
Categories
Easy (2598)
Healthy (1713)
Vegetarian (1383)
Quick (1289)
Dinner (1949)
Lunch (1525)
Dessert (988)
Breakfast (532)
Family (1177)
Simple (927)
Snack (696)
Vegan (674)
Kids (663)
Baking (614)
Chicken (598)
Chocolate (511)
Sweet (370)
Cheese (323)
Salad (316)
Winter (299)
Sweets (255)
Pasta (251)
Cake (249)
Soup (242)
Summer (226)
Snacks (222)
Bread (216)
Rice (215)
Fish (214)
Brunch (199)
Eggs (198)
Fruit (193)
Banana (172)
Tomatoes (170)
Mushrooms (164)
Low Fat (162)
Beef (160)
Coconut (160)
Seafood (157)
Curry (155)
Nuts (153)
Biscuits (152)
Side Dish (151)
Cakes (148)
Party (136)
Spicy (135)
Bacon (131)
Entree (127)
Potato (126)
Pudding (124)
Avocado (121)
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version