Have you ever made your own jam? If not, you’re in for a real treat! This Instant Pot Orange Marmalade is insanely easy to make and so delicious. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra oranges you have lying around. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
This Instant Pot Orange Marmalade is one of my favorite recipes. I love a great and simple jam recipe made in the Instant Pot. There is nothing better than 3 ingredients you have a great homemade jam to serve your family.
I love homemade jams, I have been making their way before I even knew what an Instant Pot was. I used to use my fancy bread machine, yes, my bread machine makes not only a great loaf of bread but an amazing jam.
My youngest son never had any jarred jam, until he went away to Hockey Camp and was horrified that it was all congealed. I forget about that, I have made a lot of jams or jellies in my Instant Pot over the years, and most times you only need a few ingredients, here are some of my favorite recipes, all made in the Instant Pot:
What Is Marmalade?
Marmalade is a sweet spread made from oranges and sugar. It’s often used on toast, but can also be enjoyed with other foods like cheese or meat. While there are many different recipes for marmalade, the basic ingredients are always oranges, sugar, and water. Some people also add spices like cloves or cinnamon to give marmalade a unique flavor. Homemade marmalade is a great way to use up extra oranges, and it makes a delicious gift for friends and family. If you’ve never made marmalade before, this tutorial will show you how it’s don
Marmalade vs Jam
Marmalade and jam are both sweet, spreads that are often used on bread or toast. But what’s the difference between the two? Marmalade is made with citrus fruits like oranges, while jam typically contains berries. Jam is also usually cooked for a shorter time than marmalade, so it has a softer consistency. So if you’re looking for a spread with a bit of zing, go for marmalade – but if you want something more classic, jam is the way to go.
Why You Should Try Making Jams, Jellies, or Marmalades in the Instant Pot!
The Instant Pot is a popular kitchen appliance that has taken the world by storm. It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and more all in one! If you’re not familiar with the Instant Pot, now is the time to try it out.
Here is why you will love making jams, jellies, and marmalades in your Instant Pot!
- No Chemicals! All Natural!
Ingredients Needed For Instant Pot Orange Marmalade
This is a very simple recipe. All jams or jellies made in the Instant Pot are, where else can you add two ingredients and come back and have a great tasting jam in under 10 minutes? Simple–this recipe rocks.
- Oranges: Choose thin, unbruised oranges for the best results.
- Sugar: You can also use a sugar substitute such as Splenda. If you want to make a low-sugar marmalade, use 1/2 of granulated sugar and1/2 of Splenda.
- Water: Use room temperature water.
How To Cook Orange Marmalade In The Instant Pot
Wash your oranges, then use a kitchen towel or paper towel, to dry your oranges. Using a sharp knife, cut your oranges in half. With your half, lay the orange flat side down, and then slice the oranges very thin. Place your sliced oranges, sugar, and water in the Instant Pot.
Close the lid on your Instant Pot and make sure the sealing valve is closed. So your Instant Pot to high pressure for 10 minutes. When the time is completed, allow the Instant Pot to release until the pin has dropped and pressure has been fully released. Take the lid off the Instant Pot, and set your Instant Pot to sauté mode. Stir often as your sugar can burn. Continue to sauté your marmalade until the temperature reaches 225°F. Once it has, turn your Instant Pot on cancel. Transfer your marmalade to a bowl or canning jar and allow it to cool on the counter. Once it has completely cooled, put a lid on it, and keep it in the fridge.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What oranges are best for marmalade?
The best oranges for making marmalade are organic and waxy-skinned. You should also choose thin-skinned varieties so there’s less pulp to bitter the flavor of your conserve! Recommended oranges for marmalade are: naval, Seville (or Cara Cara), blood orange, or mandarin if you like things really sweet.
Is homemade jam better than store-bought jam?
Yes, there is nothing like a huge batch of jam to use on your toast. Until you try it, you will never believe how awesome it really is.
Once you make your first batch, I doubt you will ever go back to store-bought. This orange marmalade is free of all chemicals and preservatives.
Can I Make Orange Marmalade Sugar Free?
Yes, you can substitute sugar for honey. Just add 1/2 cup of honey or maple syrup.
It will taste a bit different than traditional orange marmalades.
How Long Does This Last?
It will last in a sealed container, I use mason jars, for storing, for about 2 weeks.
After that dispose of any leftovers.
How Much Does This Recipe Make?
This recipe will make about 2 cups of orange marmalade.
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Have you ever made marmalade from scratch? If not, you're in for a real treat! This Instant Pot orange marmalade is incredibly easy to make and it's sooo delicious. Plus, it makes a great gift for friends and family. Ready to give it a try? Let's get started!
- 6 large oranges
- 5 cups granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 cup water
Wash your oranges, then dry them with a papertowel or kitchen towel.
Using a sharp knife, cut your oranges in half. With your half, lay the orange flat side down, and then slice the oranges very thin.
Place your sliced oranges, sugar, and water in the Instant Pot.
Close the lid on your Instant Pot and make sure the sealing valve is closed
So your Instant Pot to high pressure for 10 minutes. When the time is completed, allow the Instant Pot to release until the pin has dropped and pressure has been fully released.
Take the lid off the Instant Pot, and set your Instant Pot to sauté mode.
Stir often as your sugar can burn. Continue to sauté your marmalade until the temperature reaches 225°F. Once it has, turns your Instant Pot on cancel.
Transfer your marmalade to a bowl or canning jar and allow it to cool on the counter. Once it has completely cooled, put a lid on it, and keep it in the fridge.
Use it in dishes, on biscuits, toast, pancakes, and more! Enjoy!
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