Organic Blackcurrant Jam

Makes 450ml (1-2 Jam jars)

Ingredients

  • 300g defrosted organic blackcurrants
  • 300g organic sugar - granulated or caster
  • 1 organic lemon – juice only
  • 250ml water

Total time required: 1 hour 30 minutes

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 30 mins – 1 hour

Method

  1. Place the fruit into a saucepan and cover with 250ml water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the blackcurrants are tender and the liquid has nearly evaporated.
  2. Add the sugar and juice of the lemon bring to the boil and cook until the jam reaches 105°c on a sugar thermometer.
  3. Leave to cool for a few minutes and pour into clean, sterile jars and seal immediately.