Just three simple ingredients - fresh apricots, sugar and CERTO Pectin Crystals - are needed to prepare this easy-to-make cooked jam recipe. Buy apricots when in season, then use to make this oh-so-delicious jam.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 128 Servings
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5 cups prepared apricots (buy about 2-1/2 lb./1.1 kg apricots)
1 box Certo Pectin Crystals
7 cups sugar
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How do I make it ?
Chop (unpeeled) apricots finely. Measure exactly 5 cups prepared apricots into large saucepan. Add pectin crystals; mix well
Bring to full rolling boil on high heat. Add sugar; mix well. Return to full rolling boil; cook 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir and skim foam for 5 min. to prevent fruit from floating to surface.
Pour immediately into warm sterilized jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of rims. Cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours or until set.
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Keeping it Safe
Cooked jam may be stored at room temperature, unopened, for up to 1 year. Once opened, refrigerate and use within 3 weeks.
How to Accurately Measure the Sugar
To ensure accuracy of the sugar measure when preparing jams or jellies, use a dry measuring cup to measure the sugar, then place all the measured sugar in a separate bowl before adding it to the boiling fruit mixture in saucepan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 0.1 g
8 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 128 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.