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Citrus Marmalade

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Ingredients
  Orange 1 Large
  Grapefruit 1 Large
  Tangerine 1 Large
  Soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lime juice/Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 3 Ounce (1 Package)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove a quarter of the rind from the fruit leaving half of the inner white portion of the rind intact.
2) Cut the rind into 1 -1 ½ inch pieces and keep aside.
3) Take a bowl and seed the fruit before sectioning and dicing it. The juice of the membrane needs to be squeezed out.
4) Keep it aside.

MAKING
5) Take a Dutch oven, 8 quarts in size and boil the rind with water and soda.
6) Decrease the heat, put lid on and allow it to simmer for 20 minutes stirring frequently.
7) Add the fruit and juice to it.
8) Simmer for 10 minutes more after placing lid.
9) Add sugar and lemon juice stirring them in.
10) Put the heat up ad bring to a full boil.
11) Keep boiling for a minute while stirring continuously.
12) Remove from flame and stir the pectin in at once.
13) Remove the foam with a metal spoon.
14) Stir and skim off foam alternately for 7 minutes.
15) Take heated sterilized jars and pour mixture in them leaving ½ inch gap on the top.
16) Cover it with paraffin layer 1/8 inch in thickness.

SERVING
17) Serve as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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