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Preparation Cooking Start to finish 55 min. 30 min. 1 hour 25 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar
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Stage 1 -
Wash 1 kg apricots.
Cut each apricot in two by passing a knife all round the stone.
Stage 4 -
Remove stone and set aside.
Do this with all the apricots.
With a knife, cut out the hard part where the stalk was, and discard.
Then cut apricot into small pieces.
Stage 7 -
Prepare all apricots like this. Put 2 tablespoons
in a pan and tip in apricots, then 250 g
and 10 g
It might seem like a lot of sugar, but that's because apricots become very acidic when cooking.
Stage 8 -
Cover and put over medium heat, and leave to cook slowly, stiring from time to time.
Stewed apricots are cooked when they reach the right consistency for your taste, which means with or without any bits of apricot still showing.
Your stewed apricots are ready.
Stage 11 -
...to remove all skins and small hard parts.
You will then get very smooth stewed apricots, a purée, almost a
Stage 14 -
10 min. Remarks
Stewed apricots can be used like jam for breakfast - delicious on buttered toast.
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