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Apple Jam

Apple jam

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 2 x 500g jars

Make up jars of homemade apple jam and gift to friends and family. It's delicious spread simply on toast, or as a filling in your favourite cakes and bakes

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Figures per tbsp
NutrientUnit
kcal35
fat0.1g
saturates0g
carbs8.4g
sugars8.4g
fibre0.4g
protein0.1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg Bramley apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 250g caster sugar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put a small plate in the freezer. Tip the chopped apple and caster sugar into a large saucepan along with 350ml of water and bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar.

  • STEP 2

    Cook gently, stirring regularly, for 30 mins until the apples have collapsed.

  • STEP 3

    Stir in the lemon juice, add the cinnamon stick and simmer gently for another 2-3 mins until the mixture is thick and glossy.

  • STEP 4

    Remove the small plate from the freezer and drop a little of the mix onto it. Leave for a few seconds – it should be fairly firm. If it’s still a little runny, put the pan back of the heat and simmer for another 10-15 mins. Put the plate back in the freezer and test again, it should now be ready.

  • STEP 5

    Divide between clean, sterilised jars and seal. Will keep for three months in a cool, dry place. Once opened, chill and use within one month.

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