Tipsy gingered apricot preserves

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PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 cups

* PLUS standing time
Tipsy gingered apricot preserves

Tipsy gingered apricots recipe

Capture all the brightest flavours of the summer harvest with delicious small-batch homemade preserves!


Ingredients

  • 600 g apricots , about 8
  • 1 2/3 cups orange liqueur , such as Grand Marnier
  • 1 2/3 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 1/8-in. slices fresh ginger

Instructions

  • PIT apricots and cut into wedges. They should measure 3 cups. Drop apricots into a 1-L Mason jar (it should be filled to the top).
  • BOIL liqueur with water, sugar and ginger in a medium saucepan over medium- high, stirring occasionally, until liquid is syrupy and has reduced to 1 3/4 cups, 25 to 27 min. Remove from heat and let stand 15 min.
  • POUR syrup into jar over apricots. Cool completely at room temperature, about 2 hours. Apricot preserves can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition (per ¼ cup)

  • Calories
  • 132,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28 g,
  • Fat
  • 1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 3 mg.