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Easy Southern Cooking/ Old Fashioned Apricot Raspberry Jam

Old-fashioned Apricot Raspberry Jam  

2 pounds prepared apricots
1 ½ cups raspberries
¼ cup water
2 ¼ pounds sugar
Hot sterilized jars and lids

  1. Wash the fruit thoroughly.  Cut away any blemishes.  Peel and pit apricots.
  2. Crush or chop fruit.
  3. Weigh fruit and sugar. 
  4. Put fruit and water into a heavy kettle large enough for the mixture to boil up.  Heat to boiling point.
  5. Add sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  6. Cook until thick, stirring frequently to prevent burning.  The cooking time will be from 10 to 20 minutes, depending on your fruit. 
  7. Jam is done when thick.  Pour immediately into hot sterile jars and seal.






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