July 28, 2012

Apricot Freezer Jam - No cook version

The apricots that neighbor Frank gave me have been turned into jam. Really, really good jam.
Apricot Freezer Jam
3 cups apricots, mashed (about 17 small apricots)
2 tablespoon lemon juice 
1/2 teaspoon lemon rind, zested
5 cups granulated sugar 
1 pkg pectin + 3/4 cup water - stirring constantly, bring to boil and boil for one minute

1 Mix apricots, lemon juice and rind.
2 Add sugar, stir 5 minutes until sugar dissolves.
3 Let stand 20 minutes.
4 Following directions above, add pectin .
5 Ladle into cartons or jars, filling to within 1/2 inch of top.
6 let stand until set, 24 hours or overnight. Cover and freeze.

To serve, thaw and store in refrigerator.