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Homemade apricot jam made with just fresh apricots, lemon juice and sugar. beyondthechickencoop.com
Apricot Jam
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Homemade Apricot Jam

Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apricot jam, apricot jam no pectin added, apricot jam recipes, apricot preserves, how to make jam, jam
Servings: 5 pint jars
Calories: 30 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 8 cups pitted and chopped apricots
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 5 1/2 cups sugar
  1. Place apricots, lemon juice and sugar in a large pot.
  2. Turn over medium high heat. Stir often at the beginning until the mixture becomes really liquidy.
  3. Continue cooking until mixture comes to a rapid boil (keeps boiling even when stirring)
  4. Continue boiling for approximately 25 minutes.
  5. Cook until jam reaches 220 Degrees F
  6. Transfer hot jam into sterilized jam jars (half pint size). Wipe top of jar clean. Add canning lid and ring. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes (adjust for altitude)

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Apricot Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 21mg1%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 149IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.