Chestnut Jam

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Medium

  • Yields about

    2½ lb

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Ingredients

  • 2 lb. chestnuts
  • 1 lb. sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • ½ pint water

Method

Make a slit in each chestnut and boil for about 20 minutes or until they can be easily peeled. Peel and sieve. Put the sugar, vanilla and water into a pan and place over a low heat until sugar has dissolved. Add the chestnuts and cook until thick. Put into hot sterilized jars and cover tightly.

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