Elderflower and Gooseberry Jam


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This jam is a lovely companion to toast or cakes. I have used it for Victoria sponge cake fillings but also with scones. You can see it used in my Tower Cakes here too.  
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What you'll need

1.3 kg Green Gooseberries
1.6 kg Granulated Sugar
6-7 Elderflower heads in full bloom
150 ml Water

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  1. Wash, top and tail the Gooseberries and place in preserving pan with Water.
  2. Place the Elderflower in a muslin bag and place in the pan too.
  3. Bring to a gentle simmer for about 10mins or util the fruit is soft.
  4. Remove the Elderflower.
  5. Add the Sugar and stir until dissolved.
  6. Bring to a boil and reach 105°C setting point.
  7. Skim off any scum from the top and then pour into sterilised jars.

Comments

  1. Debbie says:

    Where do you get elderflower in London?