Gooseberry and Cherry Jam

Gooseberry and Cherry Jam
  • 1kg (2lb 3oz) gooseberries
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) cherries (weighed AFTER the stones have been removed)
  • 500ml (18 fl oz) water
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  1. Clean the berries to remove stalks and dirt
  2. Place in a preserving pan with the water.
  3. Simmer gently until the fruit is soft. This may take half an hour
  4. Add the sugar and stir over low heat until dissolved.
  5. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until setting point is reached.
  6. Remove from the heat, skim, pour into preheated jars, cover and seal whilst still hot.

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