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Orange Pineapple Marmalade

This sweet citrusy marmalade from Stephanie Heise of Rochester, New York is perfect for spreading on English muffins or biscuits. It also makes a delicious housewarming or hostess gift.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + standing
  • Makes
    4 cups


  • 2 medium oranges
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Rinse four 1-cup plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
  • Grate outer zest from oranges and set aside. Peel off and discard white membrane from oranges and section the fruit; discard any seeds. In a food processor, combine orange zest and orange sections; cover and process until orange is in small pieces.
  • In a wide-bottomed microwave-safe 2-1/2-qt. bowl, combine the pineapple, sugar, lemon juice and orange mixture. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes; stir. Heat 2 minutes longer (edges will be bubbly); stir. Microwave for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until mixture is bubbly in center; stir. Heat 2 minutes longer; stir. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Immediately fill all containers to within 1/2 in. of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers. Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • Cover and let stand at room temperature 4 hours. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year. Thaw frozen marmalade in refrigerator before serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use pectin.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 104 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 27g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • kitzer
    Jan 21, 2012

    If you search long enough, you will find it!!I DID!This is exactly what I was in search for, but didn't have the exact measurements or process.And, I just might 'dabble' a bit!!!Thanks StephanieKitzer

  • van.49
    Dec 13, 2010

    i would like a simple recipe like this just using oranges. Does anyone have one?