Aunty Anna's marmalade

Easy and economical, marmalade can be made with a mixture of citrus fruit, plus you can add other flavours such as whiskey or ginger.

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Makes 1 kilogram
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Aunty Anna's marmalade
  • 3 large grapefruit*
  • 3 limes
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 cup water
  • 6 1/2 cup sugar


Aunty Anna's marmalade
  • 1
    Peel the fruit, remove as much pith as possible from the skin and then slice it finely.
  • 2
    Place fruit flesh in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
  • 3
    Place fruit flesh and skin in a large bowl and pour over 2 cups of water. Cover and leave to soak overnight.
  • 4
    Place fruit in a large saucepan with remaining 4 cups of water and bring to the boil, then simmer for 40 minutes. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Boil mixture rapidly for 15 to 20 minutes until a spoonful of marmalade on a cold saucer sets.
  • 5
    Pour into sterilised jars and seal when cold.


*The total weight of fruit should be 1.5kg

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