Apple and Rosehip Cheese

Apple and Rosehip Cheese
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Recipe type: Cheese
Cuisine: British
Serves: Approx 1.5kg (3lb)
 
Ingredients
  • 910g (2lb) cooking apples
  • 300ml (1/2 pint) orange juice
  • 50g (2oz) rose-hips
  • 150ml (1/4 pint) water
  • sugar
Instructions
  1. Roughly chop the whole apples, including the skins and cores.
  2. Chop up the rose-hips and place them in a muslin bag.
  3. Place the apples, orange juice and water in a preserving pan.
  4. Place the muslin bag of rose-hips in the preserving pan, ensuring that the hips cannot escape.
  5. Cook over a low heat until the apples are soft and tender.
  6. Remove the muslin bag of rose-hips and discard them.
  7. Push the apples through a sieve, then weigh the puree.
  8. Return the puree to the preserving pan.
  9. For every 450g (1lb) of apple puree add 450g (1lb) of sugar.
  10. Simmer for 60 minutes, or until the mix becomes very thick, stirring frequently to prevent burning.
  11. Transfer into hot and sterile jars, and seal immediately.
 

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