Fresh Apricot Jam

Making fresh apricot jam is easy!  Three ingredients - apricots, sugar, and lemon juice - are all you need for this delicious homemade jam. 


4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Nutritional 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


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


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

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°.

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