LIME MARMALADE


Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lb (680g) Limes
2 Pints (1130ml) Water
1⁄4 level tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
3 lb (1.4kg) Sugar
1⁄2 Bottle Certo

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Method
  • Remove skins from the fruit and shred very finely with a sharp knife.
  • Place in a saucepan with the water and bicarbonate of soda.
  • Cook gently for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cut up the peeled fruit, discard the pips and tough skin and add the prepared fruit to the saucepan. Cook for a further 20 minutes.
  • Add the sugar, heat gently until the sugar has dissolved stirring occasionally.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the Certo.
  • Bring back to the boil and boil for 1 minute more.
  • Allow to cool slightly to prevent the fruit from floating and then skim if necessary and pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 5lb OF MARMALADE