August’s Recipe – Dried Apricot Jam

Makes about 6lb

1 lb dried apricots
1 oz almonds
3 lbs sugar

Cut apricots into quarters.

Pour over 4 pints of boiling water and allow to stand 48 hours.

On the third day bring it to boiling point and boil for 1 ½ hours.

Add sugar and almonds (blanched) and allow the whole to boil for another hour or until setting point is reached.

Pot and cover in clean, sterilised jars.