Apricot and Honey Jam

Apricot and Honey Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: American
  • 2.75kg (6 lb) of apricots
  • 450g (1lb) of sugar
  • 160g (6 oz) cups of honey
  • 50g (3 tablespoons) of lemon juice
  1. Wash the apricots, then cut in half and remove the pits.
  2. Quarter each apricot half into 4 lengthwise strips.
  3. Mix the apricot slices, sugar, honey, and lemon juice in a large bowl - NOT aluminium.
  4. Allow to stand at room temperature for 3 to 4 hours, stirring several times to keep the fruit coated and to help the juices dissolve the sugar.
  5. Pour the fruit mixture into a large preserving pan and bring to the boil over high heat.
  6. Reduce the heat to a simmer and continue cooking for about half an hour, stirring from time to time.
  7. Continue until the mixture thickens and has a glossy look.
  8. Remove any scum from the surface.
  9. Pour into in to hot sterilized jars, and seal well.

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