Apricot Jam

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Stay in the Bay NZ

This jam has a wonderful flavour, all who have tried it have loved it!!

Top Review by afrench

perfect jam that set 7 tasted great - Best made with fresh Hawkes Bay apricots though

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 34 kg apricots, halved and stoned
  • 2 12 cups water
  • 12 cups sugar
  • 10 -12 apricot kernels


  1. Crack a few apricot stones and remove kernels.
  2. Put apricots, kernels and water into a preserving pan. Cook slowly until fruit is pulpy.
  3. Add Sugar. Stir until dissolved.
  4. Boil briskly for 30 minutes or until setting point is reached.
  5. Remove the kernels and pour jam into sterilised jars.
  6. Makes about 10x350ml jars.

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