Gooseberry Jam II

Gooseberry Jam II
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1.25kg ((2lb 12oz) green gooseberries
  • 500 ml (18fl oz) water
  • 1.5 kg (3lb 2oz) sugar
  1. Use green gooseberries which are still firm to touch.
  2. Top and tail, then wash the fruit.
  3. Place in a preserving pan with the water.
  4. Simmer gently until the fruit is soft. This may take half an hour
  5. Add the sugar and stir over low heat until dissolved.
  6. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until setting point is reached.
  7. Remove from the heat, skim, pour into preheated jars, cover and seal whilst still hot.

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