Easy Lime Marmalade

Easy Lime Marmalade

This simple lime marmalade uses only three ingredients and is easy to make, however, it will take some time.
  • Preparation:
  • Cooking:
  • Total:
  • Serves: 300 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Cut the peeled limes in half and squeeze the juice. Set the juice aside.
  3. Step 3

    Scrape the pulp and seeds from the lime halves. Place them in a cheesecloth bag.
  4. Step 4

    Place the cheesecloth bag, plus the zest, juice, and water in a 6-quart saucepan. Cover and soak overnight, or for about 8 hours.
  5. Step 5

    Bring the water mixture to a boil and cook for about 2 hours, until the peels are soft.
  6. Step 6

    Remove the cheesecloth bag. Add the sugar to the pan and stir to dissolve. Boil, stirring often until a cooking thermometer reaches 220 F.
  7. Step 7

    Ladle the marmalade into clean jars, leaving 1/4 inch of headspace. Cap and seal. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water-bath canner. Adjust for altitude, if necessary.
  8. Step 8