Apple and Bilberry Jam

Apple and Bilberry
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Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
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Serves: 3 jars
 
Ingredients
  • 1kg (2lbs) of apples (weighed AFTER peeling and coring)
  • 500g (1lb) of bilberries
  • 1.5kg (3lb 8oz) of sugar
  • 150 ml (5fl oz) water
Instructions
  1. Peel and core enough apples to produce 1kg of sliced apples.
  2. Put the apple slices and the bilberries into a preserving pan.
  3. Add the water and gently heat the pan until the fruits are mushy and the juice flows freely.
  4. Add the sugar and slowly bring to the boil, stirring until all the sugar has dissolved. DO NOT allow it to boil until ALL the sugar is dissolved.
  5. Boil brisky until setting point is reached.
  6. Transfer into warm and sterile jars.
  7. Seal well
 

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