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Currant Jam

Ingredients
  Currants 5 1⁄4 Cup (84 tbs), stemmed
  Sugar 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan, Place currant and crush them; heat slightly to release juice.
2. Stir in sugar until well dissolved.
3. Stir in lemon juice; shake pan in circular motion and bring the mixture to boil.
4. Stir constantly and boil until jellying point.

FINALISING
5. Into hot sterilized jars, ladle mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top of the jar.
6. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
7. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process in boiling water for 5 minutes.
8. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
9. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
10. Serve Currant Jam with pancakes, waffles, cupcakes or cakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Currant
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3823 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g0.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6.3 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 985 g328.3%

Dietary Fiber 25.5 g101.8%

Sugars 943.6 g

Protein 8 g16.8%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 436.3%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 33.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Currant Jam Recipe