The lemon Marmalade is a very popular bittersweet preparation usually eaten with bread and bread during breakfast and afternoon snack. Of Portuguese origin, lemon Marmalade is often also used in the preparation of sweets and desserts and also can be a pleasant gastronomic gift. Take the simple preparation of this recipe, There it will take about 90 minutes and the result is excellent!
Ingredients for 4 people:
– 1 kg. lemons;
– 650 gr. of sugar;
– 200 ml. of water.
Wash, dried and peeled lemons, keeping aside the skin and the White portion: slice them up into thin slices and remove the seeds. Cut the peels of lemons to ribs and cook in boiling water for 10 minutes, then drain and repeat the procedure two more times to lose the lemon peels bitterish aroma that characterizes. Simmer in a saucepan for about 30 minutes the sugar, lemons, blanched, skins and water. Check the cooking and the texture of your lemon Marmalade. Check the density by the saucer test and, Remember, lemon jam, Once cold, It will thicken up more than the other. Fill, Finally, the jars with the lemon Marmalade ready. After closed turn upside down for a while to ensure your jam a long preservation.
It is advisable not to leave too much in the cooking lemon Marmalade, in order to prevent them from becoming too dense.