Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Luck's Apricot Jam
7 lbs apricots halved
1 cup water
5 & 1/2 lbs sugar
Wash fruit & cut in half.
Pour water into heavy based saucepan and add apricots.
Bring to boil slowly and then simmer for 20 mins.
While fruit is cooking warm sugar in a dish in the oven.
Then stir warmed sugar gradually into the fruit.
Boil until the jam sets, when tested on a cold plate in the fridge.
This can take an hour once the sugar is added.
450 gm = 1lb of fruit.
5 1/2 lbs sugar = 2 & 3/4 kg
My sister told me not to use the clear covers that can be bought for jam. Use the lids that have a pop top as this will seal the jar tight and the jam will last longer.