Orange jam

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Marmellata di arance

This Italian orange marmalade is a delicious breakfast topping and a great way to enjoy the wonderful flavors of sweet oranges. The marmalade is made from fresh oranges, some zest and sugar. It has a thick, spreadable consistency. So perfect for all breads and toasts. It is also excellent as a dip for delicious cheese. The vibrant bright color and refreshing taste make it a real highlight on any breakfast table. In this recipe, you’ll learn how to easily make your own Italian orange marmalade and bring the sun of Italy to your table.

4.67 from 3 ratings
A sweet jam made with fresh oranges!
Difficulty: easy
Cost: niedrig
Calories: 176kcal
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Resting time: 1 hour
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: niedrig
Calories: 176kcal
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Resting time: 1 hour
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes
ml Marmelade

Ingredients list

  • 2 kg oranges organic
  • 700 g sugar


  • First, wash the oranges thoroughly. Then peel and remove the white parts. Now cut approx. 40g (1.5oz) of the peel into fine short strips and set aside.
    2 kg oranges
  • Cut the flesh in half first and then quarter the halves.
  • Now put the orange cubes in a pot with the sugar and let them rest for an hour.
    700 g sugar
  • Then heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil once.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer the jam on low for about 60 minutes. Stir occasionally during this process.
  • After that, puree the jam with a hand blender. Now add the strips of peel and mix thoroughly.
  • Then pour the hot jam into disinfected preserving jars. Make sure that 1cm/0.5in of air is kept free from the lid. Screw the disinfected lids tightly and turn them upside down. The heat from the jam will create a vacuum that will preserve the product for a long time. Then allow to cool completely.
  • The jam is now ready and can be enjoyed.
    Buon appetito!

My tip

The jam can be stored in a vacuum, dry and dark place for about 5 months. Once opened, store in the refrigerator and use within 3 weeks.
Calories: 176kcal (9%)Carbohydrates: 45g (15%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 1g (2%)Saturated fatty acids: 1g (5%)

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