Apple and Damson Jam

Apple and Damson Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) of mixed apples and damsons
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  • 500ml (18fl oz)of water
  1. Cut a long slit in the side of each damson.
  2. Peel and core the apples and cut into small chunks.
  3. Place all the fruits, and the water, in a pan and heat gently.
  4. Stir and crush the fruits until they are pulpy.
  5. Damson stones will rise to the surface during the cooking, and should be skimmed off with a spoon or large fork.
  6. Add the sugar and slowly increase the heat, stirring until all the sugar is dissolved.
  7. Bring to the boil and keep boiling until setting point is reached.
  8. Transfer to warm and sterile jars, and seal well.

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