Cape Gooseberry Jam

Cape Gooseberry Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 700g (1lb 9oz) of cape gooseberries
  • 500 g (1lb 2oz) sugar
  • 1 large apple
  • Juice of half a lemon
  1. Wash the fruit and place in a large saucepan with a little water and the lemon juice. Bring to a gentle boil.
  2. When the fruit is simmering add the sugar and the apple, cut and cored (but not peeled).
  3. Cook for 30 minutes, stirring frequently, then blend with a hand blender.
  4. Cook for an additional 10 minutes, or until the jam reaches setting point.
  5. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal well.
Cape gooseberries are high in pectin, so this is a jam that rarely fails to set.

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