Strawberry, Redcurrent & Sweet Freedom Jam

Strawberry, Redcurrent & Sweet Freedom Jam

In a taste test this jam was voted more delicious than the jam made with sugar by our students!

Ingredients

1 kilogramme strawberries

250 grammes redcurrants

250 millilitres Sweet Freedom

1 under ripe cooking apple

Juice of one lemon

Method

1: Place a saucer and teaspoon in the fridge to cool.

2: De-hull the strawberries and put a few aside.

3: Place the strawberries in a saucepan with the grated apple, redcurrants and lemon juice and heat until softened, about 15 minutes.

4: Add the Sweet Freedom and bring the fruit to a fast boil, stirring all the time.

5: Squash the strawberries against the side of the pan. When all the strawberries are squashed add the whole strawberries.

6: When the bubbles slow down test the jam to see if it has set by placing a teaspoon of jam on the cold saucer and leaving it to cool in the fridge for a few minutes. Scrape your finger through the jam and if it wrinkles it is ready.

7: Leave the jam to cool for 10 minutes and spoon into warm sterilized jars.

8: Keep the jam in the fridge. It will last for up to 6 weeks.

 

photo source: pixabay



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