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Jelly Marmalade

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For grapefruit
  Grapefruit 2 Pound (2 Pieces, 900 Gram)
  Lemons 2 Pound (3 Pieces, 900 Gram)
  Water 4 1⁄2 Pint (6 Liters)
  Sugar 3 Pound (1.4 Kilogram)
For orange
  Seville oranges 2 Pound (900 Gram)
  Lemons/1 teaspoon citric / tartaric acid 2 , juiced

1. Using a paring knife, score the fruit and soak in boiling waster. Drain the fruit in a colander.
2. Peel the fruit and free the rind of the pith.
3. Finely shred the peel and roughly chop the fruit.
4. Preheat the oven to 225°F/ 110°C/ Gas ¼
5. Add sugar to a bowl and place in the oven to warm
6. Ready 3-4 preserve or coffee jars with tight fitting, vinegar proof lids. The jars should be clean and dry. Place in the oven to warm and sterilize them.

7. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, add chopped fruit, 2 ½ liters of water and lemon juice or citric acid.
8. Place the pan on a medium flame, cover and simmer till for 2 hours
9. At the same time, in another sauce pan, add the shredded rind with 1 pint water, cover the pan and simmer on a low flame for 1 ½ hours until the peel is soft.
10. Drain the rind, discard the water and keep aside.
11. All the pulp to drip through a jelly bag or fine nylon sieve, without squeezing the pulp, so that you get a clear jelly.
12. Return the clear liquid to a large saucepan and add the warm sugar. Simmer the liquid on a low flame, stirring continuously till the sugar dissolves.
13. Once sugar has dissolved, add the shredded rind, increase heat and boil rapidly for 25-30 minutes till setting point is reached.
14. Using a metal spoon, skim off the scum from the surface.
15. Allow the jelly to cool for 5-10 minutes before potting.

16. Pour the viscous liquid into the warm jars till the brim. Cover jars with waxed paper discs, waxed-side down.
17. When the jelly has cooled and set, put on the lids and close tightly.
18. Label the jars with name and date of making.
19. Store in a cool dry area like your pantry.

20. You can use the jelly as an accompaniment to duck, a topping, spread or as a filling for desserts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 314 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.38 g0.59%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.5 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.1%

Sugars 69.3 g

Protein 1 g2.9%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 93.6%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Jelly Marmalade Recipe