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Cooked Light Apricot Jam - CERTO Light Crystals

01:00:00 8-1/2 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 136 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
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8-1/2 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 136 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each

Make your own apricot jam with only 4 ingredients apricots: sugar, lemon juice and light pectin crystals. Enjoy the flavour of fresh apricots year round with this delicious apricot jam recipe.

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  • Chop (unpeeled) apricots finely. Measure exactly 6 cups prepared apricots into large saucepan. Stir in lemon juice. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and pectin crystals. Add to apricots; mix well.
  • Bring to full rolling boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Add remaining sugar; stir. Return to full rolling boil; cook 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir and skim foam for 5 min. to prevent fruit from floating to surface.
  • Pour immediately into warm sterilized jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of rims. Cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours or until set.

Food Facts

Cooked jams may be stored at room temperature for 8 months. Once opened, refrigerate jam and use within 3 weeks.

Keeping it Safe

This recipe will yield 8 (1-cup/250-mL) jars of jam plus a partially filled jar. Refrigerate the partially filled jar immediately and use within 3 weeks.

How to Accurately Measure the Sugar

To ensure accuracy of the sugar measure when preparing jams or jellies, use a dry measuring cup to measure the sugar, then place all the measured sugar in a separate bowl before adding it to the boiling fruit mixture in saucepan.


  • 8-1/2 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 136 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each

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Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8-1/2 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 136 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
Calories 30
% Daily Value
Total fat 0g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 7g
Protein 0.1g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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