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Fresh Apricot Jam

Yield 4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Making fresh apricot jam is easy!  Three ingredients - apricots, sugar, and lemon juice - are all you need for this delicious homemade jam. 

Ingredients

  • 6 cups coarsely chopped apricots (about 2 pounds)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 43
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Cover and let stand at room temperature 24 hours.

  2. Spoon apricot mixture into a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low, and cook 25 minutes or until a candy thermometer registers 205°.

  3. Pour jam into decorative jars or airtight containers. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.