Lime Marmalade

Lime Marmalade
Recipe type: Marmalade
Cuisine: British
  • 1.4kg (3lb) of limes
  • 2.7kg (6lb) of sugar
  • 2.7l (4½ pints) of water
  1. Peel the limes, cutting the rind/zest into long thin strips.
  2. Clean the white pith off the limes.
  3. Cut limes in half, squeeze the juice into a container and put it to one side.
  4. Mash or roughly chop the lime halves and place them in a cheesecloth bag.
  5. Place the lime zest, cheesecloth bag, water and juice in a large pan and leave to soak over night.
  6. Bring to the boil and simmer for about 2 hours, or until the zest is soft.
  7. Remove the cheesecloth bag.
  8. Add the sugar and stir frequently until the sugar has dissolved.
  9. Boil, stirring frequently, until the mix reaches setting point.
  10. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal well.

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