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An easy recipe, on how to make orange jam at home.

Total time

790 minutes


  • 1 kg oranges
  • 750 g sugar
  • 2 cups (480 ml) water


  1. Grate the orange zest and let them sit in a big bowl covered with water overnight.
  2. The next day, rinse them under fresh water and set aside.
  3. Fill a big pot with water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the oranges and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Remove from the water, rinse under fresh water and set aside.
  6. Discard the boiling water, add fresh water to the pot and bring to a boil.
  7. Add the oranges and cook again for 5-10 minutes.
  8. Repeat this process 4-5 times.
  9. Then, let the oranges cool slightly, and cut them into chunks.
  10. Put the orange chunks, sugar and water in the pan and bring to a boil.
  11. Reduce the heat and let them simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the syrup starts to thicken.
  12. Make sure to remove the foam that forms while cooking.
  13. Pour the jam into sterilized jars and save it for up to 1 year.

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