blood orange marmalade recipe

Blood Orange Marmalade

This blood orange marmalade recipe is perfect for anyone looking for a unique and delicious breakfast spread. The combination of sweet and tangy flavors makes it a great addition to toast, croissants, and even yogurt. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra blood oranges you may have on hand. So give it a try and enjoy the taste of fresh, homemade marmalade.


  • 6 blood oranges
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 lemon, juiced


  1. Wash the blood oranges and cut them into thin slices.
  2. Remove any seeds from the slices and place them in a large pot.
  3. Add the sugar, water, and lemon juice to the pot and stir well.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for about 45-50 minutes, or until the marmalade has thickened and coats the back of a spoon.
  6. Remove the pot from the heat and let the marmalade cool for a few minutes before transferring it to sterilized jars.
  7. Store the marmalade in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

Additional Notes

  • This recipe makes about 3-4 cups of marmalade.
  • Nutritional information (per tablespoon): Calories – 45, Fat – 0g, Carbs – 12g, Protein – 0g.
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 3-4 cups
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American
  • Author: Jayne

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