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Tea Time Tradition

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Ingredients
For jam
  Mixed berries 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Pound (3 Cups / 750 Gram)
  Water 8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup / 250 Milliliter)
  Lemon juice 2 Fluid Ounce (1/4 / 60 Milliliter)
For marmalade
  Oranges 2 Large
  Limes 2
  Grapefruit 1 Large
  Water 1 3⁄4 Pint (4 Cups / 1 Liter)
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs) (7 Cups / 1.75 Kilogram)
Directions

1. To make jam, place berries, sugar, water and lemon juice in a saucepan and cook over a low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until jam gels when tested. Stand for 10 minutes, then pour into hot sterilized jars. Seal when cold.
2. To make marmalade, cut oranges, limes and grapefruit in half, then slice thinly, discarding seeds. Place fruit in a bowl and pour over water. Cover bowl and stand overnight. Transfer fruit and water to a saucepan and bring to the boil over a medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until fruit is soft.
3. Stir in sugar and cook, stirring constantly without boiling, until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and cook, uncovered, without stirring, for 45 minutes or until marmalade gels when tested. Stand for 10 minutes before pouring marmalade into hot sterilized jars. Seal when cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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