Bramble Jelly

Bramble Jelly
Recipe type: Jelly
Cuisine: British
  • 2.75kg (6 lb) of blackberries
  • 600ml (1 pint) of water
  1. Pick the berries on a dry day.
  2. Put the berries and water into a preserving pan and boil gently for about 20 minutes, until they are very soft and tender.
  3. Mash the berries well, using a potato masher or similar tool.
  4. Pour the mash into a jelly bag and hang it over a large bowl.
  5. Leave to drip for 12 hours (over night is ideal)
  6. Measure the collected juice and then add 450g (1lb) of sugar to 600ml (1 pint) of juice, putting the lot into a clean preserving pan.
  7. Stir as you heat the pan to ensure that all the sugar dissolves.
  8. Boil firmly until the jelly sets when tested.
  9. Pour into prepared jars whilst still hot.

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