Quick orange marmalade

Quick orange marmalade
Just oranges (organic) and sugar in this simplified marmalade recipe.
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Last modified on: February 26th 2014

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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Wash 1 kg caster sugar. I've chosen to add a couple of lemons for a more tangy flavour, but this is not essential.

Buy organic fruit if possible, as you will be using the peel.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Plunge the fruit into boiling water for 10 minutes to blanch.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Trim the top and bottom off each orange and discard.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Slice, using a mandolin if you have one, as this makes the job a lot easier.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Then chop the slices into small pieces.

Stage 6 - 15 min.
Quick orange marmalade
In a large pan, heat 1 kg caster sugar and 500 ml water to 230°F (110°C), using a

thermometer to check the temperature.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Add the fruit to the sugar syrup and mix well.

Let the temperature come back up to 221°F (105°C).

Stage 8
Quick orange marmalade
Your marmalade is ready.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Quick orange marmalade
Fill the jars and immediately turn them upside down. This will push the air trapped in the jars up through the hot marmalade and sterilize it.

Then stand the jars right way up.
For jam or marmalade, it is better to work to temperatures rather than cooking time, which can vary a lot, depending on the ripeness of your fruit.

If the texture isn't right (too runny), you can add 2 g of agar-agar for each 1 kg of oranges.
Several months.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,380 Kcal or 18,338 Kj10 gr1,086 gr0 gr
219 %4 %102 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
175 Kcal or 733 Kj< 1 gr43 gr0 gr
9 %<1 %4 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 kg : 2.80 €

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