Fresh apricot jam

8:02 pm Jam recipes

Apricot jamApricot jam is not only extra-tasty – doctors say that apricot seeds contain laetrile, an alternative treatment for cancer. In past centuries this fruit was used against tumors and ulcers.

1 kilo apricots
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup water
1 kilo sugar

1. Halve apricots and take out stones.
2. Combine apricots, water and lemon juice in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover with lid and cook about 15 minutes until apricots are tender.
3. Add sugar and stir. When sugar dissolves, bring to a boil and cook for 30 minutes, stirring. Don’t cover.
4. When jam thickens, allow it cool for 5 minutes, and then pour into jars and seal.

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