Making fruit jam at home is easy, only 3 ingredients needed: fresh fruit flesh, sugar and lemon juice. The method is simple too, just combine mashed fruit with other ingredients, then cook until thickened and the fresh made fruit jam is ready.
CHINESE VERSION: 自制香橙果酱
Homemade Orange Jam Spread | MyKitchen101en
Yields: about 500 g
- grated orange zest (of 3-4 oranges)
- 500 g (17.6 oz) orange flesh
- 250 g (1.25 cups) granulated sugar
- 3 tbsps lemon juice
1 Grate orange zest with grater. (Reminder: Wash the skin of oranges thoroughly before grating the zest. Mix 1 part of distilled vinegar and 3 parts of water in a plastic basin, soak the oranges for 20 minutes. Gently brush using a clean fishnet washer or dishwasher brush, then rinse thoroughly with running water. )
2 Remove orange flesh, then puree with blender.
3 Combine grated orange zest, pureed orange flesh, lemon juice and sugar in a sauce pot. (Reminder: Use cooking pot with a thicker base to prevent burning.)
4 Bring to the boil, then reduce to medium heat, cook for 14-15 minutes, until thickened (the jam will become thicker when cooled).
5 Homemade Orange Jam is ready! (Fill the jam into clean jar, keep refrigerated when cooled, consume within 1 month.)