Barberry Jam

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      10 min

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Sugar, lbs.
  • water, pint: boiled to candy height.
  • Barberries


The barberries for this preserve should be quite ripe, though they should not be allowed to hang until they begin to decay. Strip them from the stalks, throw aside such as are spotted, and for each pound of the fruit allow eighteen ounces of well-refined sugar; boil this, with