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Dried Apricot Jam

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  • Egg Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

About the bake

A tasty jam that is perfect for toast, scones and can be used in cake making in place of apricot glaze.

30Bake Time
2Makes
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Wash the fruit and leave to soak for at least 4 hours in the 900ml of water.

  2. Step 2:

    Simmer in a covered pan for about 30 minutes to break up the fruit.

  3. Step 3:

    Measure into a pan 900mls prepared fruit pulp, making up the amount with water if necessary.

  4. Step 4:

    Add the lemon juice and sugar, heat gently, stirring occassionally, until the sugar has dissolved.

  5. Step 5:

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

  6. Step 6:

    Remove from the heat and stir in the apple pectin, skim if necessary.

  7. Step 7:

    Pot and cover in the usual way.

Ingredients

  • For The Jam

    • 225g Dried apricots
    • 900ml Water
    • 3 tbsp Lemon juice
    • 1.35kg Silver spoon white granulated sugar
    • 250ml Apple pectin

Utensils

  • Large preserving pan
  • Sterilised jars and lids

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