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Apricot Jam

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About the bake

Make the most of seasonal fruit with our apricot jam recipe. Perfect for capturing the full flavour of apricots, make a small batch of jam in just 20 minutes with only three ingredients.

Should you peel apricots for jam?

We don't think there's any need to peel your apricots before you start making your jam, but it all depends on your preferred texture when the jam is done.

If you're looking for more jam recipes, give our strawberry jam recipe a try.

20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Stone and cut the apricots into small pieces, and crush thoroughly, do not peel the fruit.

  2. Step 2:

    Put the fruit in a pan with the sugar, heat gently stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Step 3:

    Bring quickly to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

  4. Step 4:

    Remove from the heat and stir in the apple pectin.

  5. Step 5:

    Skim, pot and cover in the usual way.


  • For The Jam

    • 900g Apricot(s) (ripe)
    • 1.35kg Silver Spoon White Granulated Sugar
    • 125ml Apple pectin


  • Large preserving pan
  • Sterilised jars and lids

Nutritional Information

per 20g
  • 70cal Energy
  • 0g Fat
  • 0g of which Saturates
  • 17g Carbohydrates
  • 17g of which Sugars
  • 0g Protein
  • 0g Salt

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