Orange Marmalade

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“Preserves...this is one of the old family recipes...not sure where it comes from except Mom's recipe box.”
42hrs 40mins
3 1/2 pints

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups thinly sliced orange rind
  • 1 quart chopped orange pulp
  • 1 cup thinly sliced lemon
  • 1 12 quarts water
  • 5 cups sugar


  1. Add water to fruit and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Cover and let stand 12-18 hours in a cool place.
  3. Cook rapidly until peel is tender, about 1 hour.
  4. Measure fruit and liquid.
  5. Alternate sugar with each cup of fruit mixture.
  6. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  7. Cook rapidly, about 25 minutes.
  8. When mixture begins to thicken, stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  9. Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  10. Adjust caps.
  11. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
  12. Yield: about 7 half pints.

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