The most delicious orange jam recipe without preservatives

Immerse yourself in the flavor of homemade orange jam, prepared with natural and fresh ingredients. This recipe turns the fruits into a delicious jam, perfect for complementing breakfast or refining desserts. Discover together how to prepare this jam, without preservatives or artificial colorings, using only authentic and natural ingredients.


For jam:

3 kg oranges (approximately 2 kg pulp and peel)
800 g sugar
Juice from 1 large lemon (or 5 tablespoons of lemon juice)
1/4 teaspoon citric acid
5 cloves (optional)
Required utensils:

Large pot
Clean towel for drying the oranges
Jars for preserving
Preparation and boiling time:

Preparation: 30 minutes
Boiling: about 1 hour
Step-by-step procedure:

Preparing the oranges:

Wash and dry the oranges.
Grate the peel, avoiding the white part.
Boil the peel in water for 5-7 minutes, then drain.
Peel the oranges, remove the white part, and cut the pulp into small pieces.
Making the jam:

Put the pulp and orange peel in a pot.
Add the citric acid and cloves, according to preference.
Pour in the sugar and mix well.
Boil over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the jam reaches the desired consistency.

Allow the jam to cool.
Pour the jam into sterilized jars.

You can add additional flavors such as cinnamon, vanilla, or grated ginger.
For a smoother jam, you can blend the orange pulp after boiling.
Orange jam can be kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks or preserved by sterilization.