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Raw Apricot Jam


  • Author: Audrey @ Unconventional Baker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: approx 2½ cups jam
  • Category: Spreads
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Description

Instant, homemade vegan apricot jam made without refined sugar. Super simple and gluten-free.


Ingredients

  • 3 cups unsulphured dried apricots
  • ¾ cup maple syrup {or agave, brown rice syrup, etc.}
  • 1½ tbsp lemon juice {or a big dash of salt}

Instructions

  1. Place apricots in a glass bowl. Cover with hot water and let soak for a few hours to soften up {or for a quick version, cover with boiling water and let stand 15 minutes}.
  2. Strain apricots and place in a blender or small food processor. Add sweetener and lemon juice and blend into a smooth consistency. Taste and add a bit more lemon juice if you like your jam tart.. If your blender is struggling to blend, add a little bit of water {I didn’t, but I use a Vitamix, which can handle blending things better}. Enjoy!
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