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Lemon Marmalade Jam

5 cups lemon, thinly sliced (equal to 7 lemons)
4-1/2 cups sugar
5 cups water
*a chilled plate and 4 empty jars

Method :
1  Before slicing the lemon, cut off both ends, remove seeds and inner pith completely.
2. Tie up the unused lemon parts in a cheese cloth and set aside to use it to make pectin later
3. Soak sliced lemon for 6 hours or overnight.
4. Boil the lemon once it's ready with the unused lemon parts for about 1/2 hour or until soft.
5. Remove the cheese cloth and try to squeeze out the natural pectin from there.
6. Add in sugar and keep boiling for another 1/2 hour or until became a little thickened.
7. Test the jelly by placing a teaspoon of the hot jelly on a chilled plate. If the jelly holds its shape a bit, like an egg then its ready.
8. Turn off the heat, pour the jelly out into jars and sealed.

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