Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins
A delightful addition to breakfast with scones, toast, English muffins or even bagels! Thanks to Frances Bissell, author of *Preserving Nature's Bounty*
- Scrub & rinse fruit, put it and the gingerroot into a large sauce-pan; cover & simmer for 2 hours (until soft).
- Remove pan from heat; leave grapefruit to cool overnight.
- Next day, halve the fruit, scoop the pulp and seeds into a strainer; set over a wide bowl, rub/press fruit through strainer into the pan below.
- Add back the cooking liquid and the sugar; heat gently until sugar dissolves.
- Bring to a boil and then boil for three minutes.
- Meanwhile---finely slice the peel (or process for a few seconds in food processor); stir peels into boiling syrup, continue until mixture reaches 200*F (for sea level).
- Remove pan from heat; skim foam, let stand for 5 minutes to stabilize fruit throughout.
- Spoon marmalade into hot jars, seal with two-part lids.
- Process in a boiling water-bath for 15 minutes (sea level).
- Label jars, store in a cool-dark place.
- NOTE: Just before spooning into jars, add a splash of rum. Yippee!
O, Holy cow was this good- I was concerned about the eppl from the grapfruit going in, but it made a great difference. We added about 7 chunks of pineapple in the processor...I could eat this stuff for weeks.