|Main ingredient(s)||Juice an peel o citrus fruits, succar, watter|
Marmalade is a fruit preserve made frae the juice an peel o citrus fruits boiled wi succar an watter. It can be produced frae kumquats, lemons, limes, grapefruits, mandarins, sweet orangers, bergamots an ither citrus fruits, or ony combination thereof.
The benchmark citrus fruit for marmalade production in Breetain is the Spainyie Seville orange, Citrus aurantium var. aurantium, prized for its heich pectin content, which gies a guid set. The peel haes a distinctive bitter taste which it impairts tae the marmalade.
Marmalade is generally distinguished frae jam bi its fruit peel. It mey an aa be distinguished frae jam bi the fruits uised.