PEAR AND GINGER JAM


Ingredients

1⁄2 pint (150ml) Water
3 lb (1.4kg) Prepared and diced cooking Pears
3 1⁄4 lb (1.5kg) Sugar
Juice of 2 Lemons
Grated rind of 1 Lemon
1 level tsp (17ml) Ginger
2 oz (50g) Crystallised Ginger (cut into dice)
1 Bottle Certo

 


Method
  • Cook pears in water until tender.
  • Add sugar, lemon juice, rind and ginger, stir over gentle heat until sugar has dissolved.
  • Bring to the boil and boil rapidly for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the Certo.
  • Boil for 1-2 more minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • Pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 5lb OF JAM

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