Homemade Orange/Grapefruit Jam

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Recipe by nitko

This is a successful experiment I have done just few days ago. I like orange jam, and I wanted to make a real, natural jam, and I did it. The amount of pectin is according to Croatian standard package. I don’t know how are your standards in countries you live, so it is up to you.


  1. If you want to have thin orange zest you have to soak zest from one orange 5 days changing water every 12 hours. After 5 days, cut the zest into thin slices.
  2. Squeeze out juice from orange and grapefruit. It should be aboput 2 liters of juice.
  3. Put orange zest, sugar and juice into pot and start to cook. After boils, cook on moderate fire about 15 minutes. In the meantime put glass-bottles into oven on 100°C
  4. After 15 minutes, add pectin in amount necessary for making jelly. Stir well 1-2 minutes making sure all pectin is dissolved.
  5. Than start to fill in the glass- bottles. Leave 1 inch space between jam and cover. Leave to cool it slowly.

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