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Dried apricot sweets

Recipe from: 11/14/1991 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 4
Servings 0


  • 500
    dried apricots
  • 1
  • 480
    apricot jelly powder
  • castor sugar


Rinse the apricots well and soak overnight in 1 litre cold water. Drain and mince. Place the minced apricots in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and add the sugar. Heat slowly, stirring continuously until all the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and sprinkle the jelly powder over. Stir until dissolved and bring to the boil for 5 minutes. Pour into a greased pan and stand for 24 hours. Cut into squares and dry for about 3 days indoors. Once the sweets are dry, roll them in castor sugar and store in airtight containers.

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