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How to make thick and delicious apricot jam: 3 unusual options

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to make delicious apricot jam with oranges at home
How to make delicious apricot jam with oranges at home

Summer is the best time to make winter preserves because there are so many healthy fruits and berries that can be a great base for aromatic and delicious jam. If you want to give the usual jam a new flavor, you can safely add new ingredients, such as cinnamon, citrus fruits, and nuts.

The FoodOboz editorial team shares 3 recipes for apricot jam with oranges and nuts, which will be a delicious winter treat.

1. Apricot jam with walnuts

Apricot jam for the winter

Ingredients:

  • apricots - 500 g
  • sugar - 300 g
  • walnuts - 100 g

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the apricots, and remove the pits.
  2. Cut the slices in half, cover with sugar, and leave for 60 minutes to let the fruit juice out.
  3. Chop the nuts and toast them in a dry frying pan.
  4. Put the cooked apricots in a saucepan, bring to a boil, stir, and skim off the foam.
  5. Add the nuts, stir, and cook for about 5-10 minutes.
  6. Pour into sterile jars, quickly preserve, and turn the jars upside down.
  7. Cover with a warm blanket or towel, let cool completely, and transfer to a cool, dark place.

2. Apricot and orange jam

Homemade apricot jam

Ingredients:

  • apricots - 1 kg
  • oranges - 1-2 pcs.
  • sugar - 800 g

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the apricots, and remove the pits.
  2. Fill the slices with sugar and leave them for 10 hours to let the juice flow well.
  3. After that, wash the oranges, cut them into large pieces, and blend them in a blender until smooth.
  4. After 10 hours, put the apricots in a saucepan, add the mashed oranges, bring to a boil, and cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Immediately pour the hot jam into sterile jars and preserve.
  6. Turn the jars upside down, cover them with a warm towel, let them cool completely, and put them in a cool, dark place.

3. Apricot jam with almonds

How to make delicious apricot jam

Ingredients:

  • apricots - 3 kg
  • almonds - 400 g
  • sugar - 2 kg
  • vanilla sugar - 20 g
  • water - 400 ml

Method of preparation:

  1. Wash the apricots, divide them into slices, and remove the pits.
  2. Mix the apricots with almonds, sprinkle with vanilla sugar, and stir.
  3. Syrup: boil water in a saucepan, add sugar, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. Pour the hot syrup over the apricots and almonds, put on the fire, bring to a boil, turn off, cool them completely, and do this 5-6 times.
  5. Afterward, preserve it, and be sure to move the jars of jam to a dark, cool place.

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