Apricot Jam

Apricot Jam

Here are the jams to start my series of the basics. Thanks Joanne for sharing them with me and all the newbies!!  
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 3 1/2 cups finely chopped apricots
  • 1/3 cup bottled lemon juice
  • 5 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 pouch liquid pectin (I used CERTO)


  • Cut and pit apricots. Leave skin on. Put apricots, lemon juice and sugar in pot and bring to a boil. Once you have a full rolling boil, add pectin. Bring back to a boil and cook 1 min.
  • Pour jam into hot jars. Remove air bubbles and fill to 1/4" headspace.
  • Add hot lids/rings. Process in waterbath at a full boil for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool on a dishtowel on the counter overnight. Check for seal. Remove rings and store in pantry.
Keyword Apricot, Apricot Jam, Jam