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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: 8 pints
Calories: 38 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
Recipe Notes

If you don't have a candy thermometer, test jam by doing the sheeting test (see description in blog)

Nutrition Facts
Apricot Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
Potassium 26mg1%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Sugar 9g10%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.