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Mixed Citrus Marmalade

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This homemade mixed citrus marmalade is a cooked marmalade recipe. Prepared with added sugar and grapefruit with orange and lemon, the mixed citrus marmalade has a heavenly taste and can be used with toasts for dessert or pancake fillings!
  Water 4 1⁄2 Quart, divided
  Thinly sliced grapefruit rind 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Thinly sliced orange rind 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped grapefruit sections 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped orange sections 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Thinly sliced lemon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)

Combine 1 1/2 quarts water, grapefruit rind, and orange rind in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
Boil, uncovered, 5 minutes; drain.
Repeat procedure.
Combine remaining 1 1/2 quarts water, boiled rind, chopped fruit, and lemon slices; bring mixture to a boil, and boil 5 minutes.
Cover and let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place.
Uncover; bring mixture to a boil, and boil 35 to 40 minutes or until rind is tender.
Measure amount of fruit and liquid; add 1 cup sugar per 1 cup fruit and liquid.
Stir well; bring mixture to a boil, and boil until mixture registers 221° on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently.
Pour boiling marmalade into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace; wipe jar rims.
Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands.
Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes.

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