Friday, August 19, 2016

We Be Jammin'... Spiced Mandarin Orange Jam

Spiced Mandarin Orange Jam 
from Canned Oranges Adapted from recipe found on happierthanapiginmud 

NOTE: This is a less bitter alternative to marmalade 

Makes 1 half pint and 1 quarter pint 

1 (15oz) can mandarin oranges, drained very well (a couple of hours), approx 1 cup 

1 Tblsp + 1 1/4 tsp pectin 

2 tsp fresh lemon juice 

zest of 1/4 lemon 

1/8 tsp cinnamon 

very light shake of ground cloves 

1 cup sugar 

Add everything except sugar to a pot, bring to boil stirring and breaking up the oranges. Add sugar, bring to a rolling boil, boil 1 minute stirring constantly. Pour into jars to 1/4 inch headspace, wipe rims, and assemble lids. Process in a boiling water bath canner for 10 mins.

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