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anyone got a lime marmalade recipe please?

(10 Posts)
lucysmam Sun 31-Aug-08 11:50:57

mil said it's yummy but only ever buys it so I thought I may try making some

lucysmam Sun 31-Aug-08 16:59:04

anyone?

lucysmam Sun 31-Aug-08 19:47:20

no-one at all?

falcon Sun 31-Aug-08 20:48:58

There's a lime recipe here, I haven't tried it though but it sounds good.

lime marmalade

MrsMuddle Sun 31-Aug-08 20:52:40

Bought Roses lime marmalade is so delicious, I'm not sure I'd even try to make my own.

lucysmam Sun 31-Aug-08 20:55:35

oh? really MrsMuddle? I've never tried it but got a few limes so thought I might try it since I can't remember what they were for in the first place hmm

falcon, ta very much smile

MrsMuddle Sun 31-Aug-08 22:30:34

If you decide not to make lime marmalade, you can quarter them lengthways, then freeze them and add them frozen to jugs of water.

mammya Sun 31-Aug-08 23:19:20

Here's one that I haven't tried, if you do try it, let us know how it turns out!

Fine lime shred marmalade

Make about 2.25kg/5lb

Ingredients 12 limes
4 kaffir lime leaves
1.2 litres/2 pints water
1.3 kg/3lb granulated sugar, warmed

1. Halve the limes lengthways, then slice thinly, reserving any pips. Tie the pips and lime leaves in a muslin bag and place the bag in a large pan with the sliced fruit.

2. Add the water to the pan and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer gently for 1 and a half-2 hours, or until the rind is very soft. Remove the muslin bag, leave to cool, then squeeze it over the pan to release any juice and pectin.

3. Add the sugar to the pan and stir over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil, then boil rapidly for 15 minutes, stirring occasionaly until setting point is reached (105C/220F).

4. Remove the pan from the heat and skim of any scum. Leave to cool for 4 minuste, stir, then pour into warmed sterilised jars. Seal, then label when cold. Store in a cool dark place.

Califrau Sun 31-Aug-08 23:35:19

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lucysmam Mon 01-Sep-08 15:39:30

Califrau, cheers. I will still give it a go even though it's probably as cheap to buy. Adds another 'string to my bow' so to speak smile

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