Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

September 23, 2018
: Five 1/2 pint jars

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Ingredients
  • 12 medium organic Meyer lemons (3 pounds)
  • 3 cups sugar
Directions
  • Step 1 Rinse the lemons and pat dry.
  • Step 2 Halve the lemons crosswise and juice them, reserving the juice.
  • Step 3 Using a spoon, scrape the pulp and seeds from the halves.
  • Step 4 Using a sharp knife, slice the peels 1/8 inch thick.
  • Step 5 In a large, heavy saucepan, cover the strips with 8 cups of cold water and bring to a boil.
  • Step 6 Boil for 1 minute.
  • Step 7 Drain the strips and rinse under cold running water.
  • Step 8 Blanch two more times.
  • Step 9 The final time, drain the strips but do not rinse them.
  • Step 10 Return the strips to the saucepan.
  • Step 11 Add the reserved juice and the sugar.
  • Step 12 Simmer over moderate heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar, then skimming any foam, until the marmalade sets, about 30 minutes.
  • Step 13 Spoon the marmalade into 5 hot 1/2-pint canning jars, leaving 1/4 inch of space at the top, and close with the lids and rings.
  • Step 14 To process, boil the jars for 15 minutes in water to cover.
  • Step 15 Let stand at room temperature for 2 days before serving.

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