Gooseberry Jam

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

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  • 6lb/3 kg gooseberries
  • 2 pints/1


The best gooseberries for jam are slightly under-ripe. Wash the fruit, top and tail, and put into a pan with the water. Simmer for about 30 minutes until soft, mashing the fruit and stirring well. Stir in the sugar over low heat until dissolved. Boil hard to setting point, pour into hot jars and cover. Gooseberries which remain green when ripe will yield a green jam if the fruit and sugar are c