Whisky Marmalade

Whisky Marmalade

Whisky Marmalade

The whisky (or whiskey if you are Irish or live in USA) is a small amount and adds a subtle and delicious flavour.
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  • 2 lb 1 kg Seville oranges
  • 4 pints or 80 oz 2.5 litres water
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 5 oz 150 ml whisky


  • Scrub oranges, halve, squeeze juice and remove pips.
  • Either chop rind finely, mince or liquidize roughly.
  • Tie pips in a muslin bag.
  • In a preserve pan, put chopped rind, juice of oranges and lemons, water and muslin bag.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 hours until volume is reduced by 1/3.
  • Remove muslin bag and when cool, squeeze the jelly-like substance back in pan.
  • Add sugar and heat until dissolved. Add whisky.
  • Bring to a boil and boil rapidly until setting point is reached. Pot and cover.
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