Seville Orange Marmalade

4 kg (9 lb) approximately
Seville Orange Marmalade
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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 kg kg (6 lb) Siúcra Sure-Set Jam Sugar
  • 1 1/2 kg (3 lb) Seville Oranges
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 pints (3 1/2 litres) water
  • 1 1/2 Litres (about 2 3/4 pints) water

Scrub the fruit and cut up roughly, discarding the pips, then mince into a large bowl.

Add the water and leave to soak overnight.Put the contents of the bowl into a preserving pan or large saucepan and bring to the boil: simmer for one hour. (The contents of the saucepan should weigh no more than 2 kg a this stage).

Add the Sure-Set and stir until dissolved; then bring back to the boil and boil vigorously for 4 minutes. (See 'Adding Sure-Set' for details on boiling and timing).

Allow to stand for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to distribute the peel.

Then Pot and cover in the usual way; label and date. (See 'Potting and covering' for details).