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.

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:

Grater
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.
Preservation:

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

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.