Apple Ginger Jam

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Medium

  • Yields about

    5 lb

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Ingredients

  • 3 lb. apples
  • 1 oz. root ginger
  • 1 pint water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 lb. granulated sugar
  • 4 oz. crystallized ginger

Method

Wash the apples, peel, core and cut up. Bruise the root ginger, tie in a piece of muslin with apple peel and cores. Put the apples, water, lemon juice and muslin bag into a preserving pan and cook until apples are tender. Remove muslin bag, squeezing gently to extract pectin. Add sugar and chopped crystallized ginger. Put over a low heat until sugar has dissolved, then boil rapidly until setting point is reached. Pour into hot sterilized jars and cover tightly.

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