Homemade Calamansi Jam 自制本地柑子果酱
preserved calamansi too but I still have plenty of them in storage. So, decided to make jam out of it this round. You know what I love about these calamansi ? It is pesticide free >o< My friend don't use pesticide on his fruit and vegetable plants. I am lucky to have a little share of his harvest everyday for free. For thanking him, I have reserved a few jars of jam for his wife. Please read on for more.
1.1 kg calamansi
1.5 kg white sugar
1.5 ml water
(1) clean and wash calamansi thoroughly then sliced and seeded.
(2) now, combine water, sliced calamansi and sugar into a big pot, prefer non stick pot if possible.
(4) then switch to medium heat after 30 minutes and continue cooking till mixture became thick, roughly for about another 60 minutes.
How to check your jam if it is well done. By using a ceramic bowl, put a spoon of thicken jam onto it and keep chilled for about 5 minutes. Then try to put your finger on the paste to test the texture.
natural pectin which helps to curd quickly than other fruits. You may make your own pictin by using green apples.
**If the thicken paste tested a bit runny or watery, means it need to be cook for another few minutes till it's ready. Yeap, you need to be really patient on this one. hehe....