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Monday, January 09, 2012

Grapefruit Jam

(Greyfurt Receli)

Grapefruit Jam
1 kg star ruby grapefruit,
5 cups granulated sugar
Juice of 1 lemon

Grate the skins of grapefruits with thin side of the grater and discard (picture). Place the grapefruits in a large pot. Cover with water. Cook at medium heat until they are softened for about 20 minutes. Drain the grapefruits and put them aside. Cut them into slices on a cutting board. Cut the seeds part of each slice and discard. Then, cut the slices in chunks (picture).

Place the sugar in a pot and melt it with a little bit of water at medium heat. Throw the grapefruits over the melted sugar. Cook for another 25-30 minutes on medium heat. Afterwards, squeeze the lemon juice on top, stir.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and cool for a few seconds. Pour carefully into the canning jars and seal. Store in a dark and cool place.

Serve the Grapefruit Jam with the butter and bleached almonds on a freshly baked Turkish bread.

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3 Comments:

At 10:19 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bnnur Hanim, do you mean grapefruit instead of the oranges or are there grapefruit aswell? Sagol, Helen

 
At 3:16 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Helen,
It is grapefruit not orange:)

 
At 6:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow I'm so curious how grapefruit jam tastes like...reading some of these recipies I know In my life I missed many great tastes! Thank you very much for the recipie.Natalie

 

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