No Sugar Almond Apricot Jam

  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup diced apricots (can use dried – cook longer for dried apricots)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

In a saucepan, combine the apple juice and apricots; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until apricots are tender. Remove from heat. Mash until desired consistency. Stir in almond extract and cinnamon. Pour into a pint jar. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Analysis: One tablespoon equals 29 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic exchange: 1/2 fruit.


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