Orange Marmalade Recipe
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Sunshine in a jar. You can not help but be happy when you open a jar of this marmalade. It is sweeter than regular marmalade so the kids enjoy it also.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Preserves
Serves: 1200 ml
  • 4 oranges (approx. 800 grams)
  • 2 lemons (approx. 200 grams)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 liter of water
  • 1.5 kg of sugar
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons orange blossom water
  1. Wash and dry the fruit
  2. Thinly slice the fruit and add it with the cinnamon sticks to a large wide base pan
  3. Add the water and simmer very gently for 1 hour 30 minutes
  4. Add the sugar and stir for a minute to allow it to dissolve
  5. Bring to a rapid boil for 15 minutes
  6. Test for setting point and pot into warm steralised jars
  7. Seal jars and set aside to cool
  8. Store in a cool dry location
Monitor the jam while it is on rapid boil to ensure it does not boil over or start to burn.
For information on setting point, steralising and storage please refer to this earlier post here
If you can purchase spray-free fruit to use in your jam please try to
Recipe by A Fresh Legacy at