APPLE AND THYME JELLY or APPLE AND SAGE JELLY


Ingredients

3 lb (1.4kg) Bramley Cooking Apples
2 Pints (1130ml) Water
3 lb (1.4kg) Granulated Sugar
1 oz (30g) Thyme/Sage, chopped
1⁄2 Bottle Certo

apple jelly


Method
  • Wash the apple, cut into small pieces, but do not peel or core.
  • Put the fruit in a pan with the water, cover and simmer until the fruit is soft enough to mash. Drain the mashed fruit through a jelly bag.
  • Put the sugar and 2 pints of juice into a large saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  • Bring quickly to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the Certo and boil for a further half minute stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the thyme/sage. Remove from the heat and skim, if necessary.
  • Pot and cover in the usual way.MAKES 5lb OF JELLY.