Grapefruit Marmalade

Grapefruit Marmalade
Recipe type: Marmalade
Cuisine: British
  • 3 grapefruits
  • 2.7kg (6 lb) sugar
  • 3.7l (6½ pints) of water
  • 1 sweet orange
  • 3 lemons
  1. Put the grapefruit into a large pan with 3.6l (6 pints) of hot water.
  2. Boil for 2 hours, then take them out and let them cool. KEEP the water.
  3. Peel the orange and lemons.
  4. Break up the flesh of the orange and lemons and put it into the water saved from boiling the grapefruits.
  5. Place the pips from the orange and lemons to soak in ½ pint of water.
  6. Peel the grapefruits, then slice the peel as thinly as possible.
  7. Break up the grapefruit flesh and put it into a new bowl. Separate out the pips and add them to the other pips in water.
  8. Leave for 24 hours.
  9. Add all the fruit together in a preserving pan, and pour in the water in which the pips have been soaking.
  10. Bring to the boil and boil hard for 10 minutes.
  11. Add the sugar and stir constantly until all the sugar is dissolved.
  12. Keep boiling until the juice will set when tested.
  13. Skim if necessary, then pour in to prepared jars.

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