Bilberry Jam

Bilberry Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) bilberries
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  • 2 large lemons
  • 150ml (5fl oz) of water
  • 225 ml (7fl oz) liquid pectin
  1. Put the berries and the water in a pan and gently heat. Stir occasionally until the berries form a pulp.
  2. Add the sugar and slowly heat whilst stirring until all the sugar has been dissolved.
  3. Bring to the boil.
  4. Add the juice from the 2 lemons and boil until the jam looks shiny and smooth.
  5. Remove from the heat, add the liquid pectin, stir well and allow to cool until a skin forms on the surface.
  6. Transfer to warm and sterile jars.
  7. Seal well.

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