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Onion Marmalade

2 Reviews

About the bake

This onion marmalade is so versatile - why not try it  with hot sausages, cheese or place on top of toast with blue cheese and walnuts for tasty canapés.

25Prep Time


  1. Step 1:

    Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onions over a low heat for 10 mins until softened but not browned.

  2. Step 2:

    Stir in 3 tbsp sugar, increase the heat and cook for 3-4 mins until the onions are browned, then add the remaining sugar and all the other ingredients.

  3. Step 3:

    Simmer gently for 10-15 minutes until the liquid has reduced and the mixture is dark and thickened.

  4. Step 4:

    Spoon into clean sterilised jars and seal with a vinegar proof lid. Store for up to 6-12 months.


    • 3 tbsp Olive oil
    • 1.5kg Onions (peeled)
    • 300g Billington's Unrefined Dark Muscovado Sugar
    • 200ml Red wine vinegar
    • 3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
    • 3 Garlic cloves (crushed)
    • 1 tbsp Wholegrain mustard
    • Pinch Paprika
    • Pinch Chillies (dried)


  • Saucepan
  • Sterilised jars and vinegar proof lids

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