Marmalade sets best if fruit is not too ripe.
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Makes 3 - 4 cups
200 mls water
3 cups sugar
juice of 1 lemon
Seville Orange Marmalade
1.5 litres quartered cumquats
Remove seeds and soak them overnight in the 200mls water to extract the pectin.
Cut fruit into chunks. Place in 2 litre microwave safe jug or bowl. Add water.
Microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Add sugar. Stir to dissolve.
Microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes then MEDIUM HIGH for a further 10
minutes. (Watch in case it boils over).
By this time it should have reached gel point. A teaspoon of marmalade on a cold
saucer should set.
Cool a little. Pour into sterilised jars. Cover and label when cool.