orange marmalade recipe
is started the day
will be canning it. Chopped Oranges need to soak for 12 - 18
hours. I start it in the evening and then finish and process
it late the next morning or after lunch the next day.
Serve on toast or spread on pancakes for a scrumptious
I like it slathered on saltine crackers!
Learning how to
make this orange marmalade is very easy. It makes a great
to any gift basket.
your canning supplies
- 15-20 oranges
- 1 large lemon
- 2.5 quarts
- approximately 11 cups sugar
- This orange marmalade recipe does not include
spices. but flavors like cinnamon or cloves would make a
and chop oranges.
about 2 quarts oranges
The best way to do this is to thinly slice your oranges then cross cut
to make small pieces.
In the picture I did not slice my oranges very small. The
marmalade ended up with pieces of orange that were bigger than I liked.
Orange Peel - you need about 2 cups thinly sliced
peel (more or less to taste)
and chop 1 large Lemon
Water to Fruit and Orange peel in a large pot.
Heat to boiling and simmer for 5 minutes. Cover and
let stand in a cool place 12- 18 hours.
After the 12 - 18 hour soak
preparing jars,and get water in your canner
for full directions)
Measure your orange mixture. You will need an equal amount of
Place a spoon in the freezer. You'll use that in a little
Heat orange mixture
to boiling and cook until peel is tender. About
Add sugar to
a boil stirring until sugar dissolves. Cook
rapidly until it reaches the jellying point.
About 30-45 minutes.
As the mixture thickens you will need to stir more often to
keep it from scorching.
Use your cold spoon to see if the mixture is going to jel.
simply place a bit of marmalade on the spoon. It
will cool quickly and you can tilt the spoon to see if it remains runny
or has thickened.
hot marmalade into hot jars. Leave a 1/4 inch head space.
Wipe the rims clean, place your lids on your jars and follow Water
directions to process
/2 pints or pints
process for 10 minutes if you are below 6000 ft elevation.
15 minutes if you are above 6000 ft elevation.
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