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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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