1.5 litres /
1kg Granulated sugar
The juice of 1/2 small lemon
Place the blackcurrants in a pan and
fill with water, level with the top
of the fruit.
Boil for 20 minutes until the fruit
Strain the pulp through a muslin
bag. For best results, allow to
drain for several hours.
of currants yielded around 570ml of
Spread the sugar on a baking tray
and place in the oven at 100C along
with your empty jars.
Place a saucer or plate in the
freezer to cool.
Return the fruit juice to the pan.
Add the blackberries and the lemon
juice. Bring to a simmer.
Add warmed sugar and stir till
Bring to the boil for about 10-15
minutes, stirring frequently until
the jam begins to thicken.
Test by drizzling a little on the
cold saucer. It should set in a few
seconds, otherwise continue boiling
Pour into warm jars.
Once cool, add wax discs to the top
of the jam, and add the lids.
Add labels and store in a cool dark
place for up to 12 months.