Citrus marmalade

Cooked in a microwave, this citrus marmalade is a delicious homemade addition to any breakfast table.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 3 Item
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Citrus marmalade
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 cup sugar


Citrus marmalade
  • 1
    Wash the fruit well, halve and slice thinly.
  • 2
    Place fruit in a 3-4-litre casserole dish with water. Cover with plastic wrap and soak for at least 30 minutes, or overnight.
  • 3
    Cook fruit, covered, on high (100% on microwave) power for 15 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking, until the peel is very tender.
  • 4
    Blend in the sugar. Cook, uncovered on high (100% on microwave), for a further 20 minutes or until marmalade sets when tested. Do not stir. To test, spoon 1 teaspoon onto a cold plate. If it wrinkles when pushed with a fingertip, it is set. If it is taking too long, add jam setter following packet instructions.
  • 5
    Pour marmalade into hot sterilised jars. Seal immediately. Store for up to 1 month in the fridge or up to 1 year in the freezer.


To sterilise jars, microwave clean, rinsed jars on high (100%) power for 3 minutes.