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Orange Pineapple Marmalade

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + standing

Makes

4 cups

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.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Rinse four 1-cup plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Immediately fill all containers to within 1/2 in. of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers. Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  5. 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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