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Amber Marmalade

Winter spreads can be made during the less busy season and when your summer supply is dwindling.


  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 1/2 quarts water
  • sugar (equal parts to prepared fruit)


  • Wash and wipe down fruits. Then slice into paper-thin slices
  • Add water. Let sit overnight
  • Cook until the peel is tender. Let sit overnight, again
  • Measure fruit and add an equal amount of sugar
  • Cook until it forms a thick syrup when dropped onto a cold dish
  • Pack and seal in clean, hot jars
  • In a boiling water bath, process for 5 minutes
Course: Spreads