Remember the best orange marmalade you ever tasted? Now you can make it at home with this easy CERTO Orange Marmalade recipe.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 96 servings
3 cups prepared fruit (buy about 3 medium oranges and 2 medium lemons)
1-1/2 cups water
1/8 tsp. baking soda
5 cups sugar, measured into separate bowl
1/2 tsp. butter or margarine
1 pouch CERTO Fruit Pectin
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Let's Make It
Bring boiling-water canner, half full with water, to simmer. Wash jars and screw bands in hot soapy water; rinse with warm water. Pour boiling water over flat lids in saucepan off the heat. Let stand in hot water until ready to use. Drain jars well before filling.
Remove colored part of peel from oranges and lemons using vegetable peeler. Cut into thin slivers, finely chop or grind; set aside. Peel and discard remaining white part of peel from fruit. Chop fruit pulp, reserving any juice; set aside. Place peels, water and baking soda in saucepot. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 min., stirring occasionally. Add reserved fruit and juice; cover. Simmer an additional 10 min. Measure exactly 3 cups prepared fruit into 6- or 8-qt. saucepot.
Stir sugar into prepared fruit in saucepot. Add butter to reduce foaming. Bring mixture to full rolling boil (a boil that doesn't stop bubbling when stirred) on high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam with metal spoon.
Ladle immediately into prepared jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of tops. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Screw bands tightly. Place jars on elevated rack in canner. Lower rack into canner. (Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. Add boiling water, if necessary.) Cover; bring water to gentle boil. Process 10 min. Remove jars and place upright on a towel to cool completely. After jars cool, check seals by pressing middles of lids with finger. (If lids spring back, lids are not sealed and refrigeration is necessary.)
Marmalade sets slowly; may take up to 2 weeks.
Jam or Jelly Didn't Set?
Every once in a while, you may find that your jam does not set the way you expected. If your efforts resulted in a runny batch, try our Remake Directions to improve your finished jam. If your jam still doesn't set, you can always use it as a glaze or syrup.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes about 6 (1-cup) jars or 96 servings, 1 Tbsp. each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.