Apricot Lite Jam Recipe

Step 1

Cover apricots with cold water and let soak overnight. Simmer apricots in soaking water, uncovered, until tender. Mash with a potato masher or in a food processor. Add pineapple, orange, lemon juice, and sugar to apricot mixture. Simmer until sugar has dissolved, stirring frequently; then cook over high heat until thick, about 20 - 30 minutes. Skim off foam. Pour into hot jars, leaving 1/4" (6mm) head space. Adjust caps.

Step 2

Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Makes 6 half pints (1440 mL)

From: The Ball Blue Book Shared By: Pat Stockett

Things You'll Need

  • 2c (480 mL) dried apricots
  • 1 1/2c (360 mL) crushed pineapple,
  • -unsweetened (if using
  • -canned,
  • Drain)
  • 1 Orange, peeled, seeded and
  • -chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 1/2c (840 mL) sugar

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