Delicious Red Currant Jam

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Red currants (without stalks), 4 lbs.
  • fine sugar, 3 lbs.:
  • boiled quickly,8 minutes. Or, equal weight fruit and


This, which is but an indifferent preserve when made in the usual way, will be found a very fine one if the following directions for it be observed; it will be extremely transparent and bright in colour, and will retain perfectly the flavour of the fruit. Take the currants at the height of their season, the finest that can be had, free from dust, but gathered on a dry day; strip them with great