( Please see the sections on "Hints" and Conversion Tables
Marmalades are jams which
always include a citrus fruit and usually have rind suspended in the mixture. Citrus
fruits are rich in pectin, so there is rarely any trouble getting these jams to set.
|12 medium ( 1 kg ) Limes
||1 1/2 litres ( 6 cups ) water
|7 cups ( 1 3/4 kg ) sugar
unpeeled limes thinly and discard the seeds. Combine the limes and water in a bowl. Cover
and stand overnight.
mixture to a large saucepan. Bring to the boil, and simmer for about an hour or until the
rind is soft.
fruit mixture, and allow 1 cup of sugar to each cup of fruit mixture. Return the fruit
mixture and sugar to the pan and stir over the heat, without boiling, until the sugar is
dissolved. Bring to the boil and boil, uncovered, and without stirring for about 20
minutes, or until the marmalade sets when tested. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal
Makes about nine cups.
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