Dried Apricot Jam

Dried Apricot Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 450g (1lb) dried apricots
  • 50g (2oz) almonds
  • 1.4kg (3lb) sugar
  • 1 lemon
  1. Wash the apricots in warm water.
  2. Place the apricots in a bowl with enough boiling water to cover them
  3. Cover the bowl and leave for 24 hours
  4. Transfer the apricots and water to a preserving pan
  5. Bring gently to the boil and then boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally
  6. Add the sugar and chopped almonds
  7. Boil well until setting point is reached.(* see notes)
  8. Transfer to heated and sterile jars.
  9. Seal immediately.
* If the jam refuses to set, add the juice of one lemon.

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