Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Red Grapefruit Marmalade

I was given some Red Grapefruit and limes, so I decided to make some marmalade.
The computer is a wonderful source of information when it comes to looking up recipes, then sifting thru them to find an easy recipe. This one was soooo easy:



Cut 5 grapefruit in half. Cover with water and boil gently for 2 hours.
Drain off water and mulch cooked grapefruit (skins and all) in a food processor.
Put mulched grapefruit, juice of 4 lemons (or limes) and 8 cups of sugar in boiler.
Bring to boil stirring the whole time and then simmer for nearly 20 mins.
Pour into sterilised bottles, put on lids straight away.

A real marmalade taste, sweet but tangy.

I was also given this "Buddha's Hand" to place in a bowl in a room. It sends out a citrus smell. The person who gave it to me said it is all skin and she only uses it to freshen a room, but she said that someone else cut it up and made a marmalade.



I have made about 25 bottles of the grapefruit marmalade so far and still have more to make...hope I can sell heaps to customers at work!

Until next post...

Cheers...Jewells

5 comments:

  1. How lucky are the folk at your work to be able to buy fresh Jam.

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  2. Sounds like you made it thru the festival... wow fresh jam for workmates! Lucky them! :)

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  3. Wow, thanks for the recipe. enjoy your day!

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  5. That jam looks yummy Julie,lucky workmates

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