Contributed by: Chris, WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
- 1 1/2 c. cut up dried apricots
- 1/2 c. golden raisins
- 2 c. water
- 1 - 250 ml of apricot nectar in Tetra Pak packages
- 1 - 250 ml of 100% orange juice in Tetra Pak packages
- 1 3/4 c. granulated sugar
- 2 T. Amaretto - optional
In a large heavy pot mix the apricots, raisins, and water. Let soak for 1 hour.
Bring to the boil. Let the fruit boil for 5 min. uncovered.
Add the apricot nectar, orange juice, and the sugar. Stir well. Bring back to a boil and
continue boiling for 25 - 30 min. or until thick. Stir constantly to prevent sticking.
Remove from the heat.
Have 3 - 250 ml. clean jars with clean lids ready.
Pour the Amaretto into the apricot mixture. Stir. Pour the conserve into the jars. Wipe the top
of the jars with a clean cloth. Put on the lids.
Cool and store in the fridge for up to 3 months.
Serve warmed up over French Toast, ice cream, or scones.
Serving Size: Makes 3 - 250 ml. jars