Cape Gooseberry Jam II

Cape Gooseberry Jam II
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Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
 
Ingredients
  • 450g (1lb) cape gooseberries
  • 450g (1lb) cooking apples, peeled and cored*
  • 910g (2lb) sugar
  • 45ml (3 tablespoons) warm water
Instructions
  1. Remove the papery outer covers from the cape gooseberries.
  2. Place the gooseberries in a preserving pan.
  3. Slice the apples, and add them to the pan.
  4. Add the water and heat gently.
  5. Leave to simmer until the apples are broken down to a pulp.
  6. Add the sugar, and stir gently until the sugar is entirely dissolved.
  7. Bring to the boil and keep it boiling briskly until setting point is reached.
Notes
Weigh the apples *after* peeling and removing the cores.

Cape gooseberries are also known as Chinese Lanterns, and look similar to tomatoes with paper covers over them.
 

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