DAMSON JAM


Ingredients

2 1⁄2 lb (1.15kg) Fruit
3 1⁄4 lb (1.5kg) Sugar
Juice of 1 Lemon
1⁄2 Pint (290ml) Water
1⁄2 Bottle Certo

plum jelly


Method
  • Wash the fruit and put in a pan with the water.
  • Stir until the mixture boils.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and lemon juice, mix well.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil over the hottest heat.
  • Add a small piece of butter.
  • Stir constantly before and while boiling.
  • Boil hard for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in the Certo.
  • Skim to remove scum and any stones.
  • Pour quickly and cover.

MAKES 5lb OF JAM