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Apricot Jam

Ingredients
  Apricots 3 Cup (48 tbs), diced
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 1⁄2 Bottle (0.5 l)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan, combine apricots, lemon juice and sugar; boil mixture until apricots are soft.
2. Stir in pectin.
3. Remove pan from heat and skim.

FINALISING
4. Into hot sterilized jars, ladle mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top of the jar.
5. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
6. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for about 5 minutes; start noting processing time after water in the canner returns to boiling.
7. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
8. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
9. Serve Apricot Jam over sliced apples or over French apple Tart.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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