1 Pint water
1 1/2lb prepared pineapple
1 Lemon
3 lb (1.4kg) Sugar
1 Bottle Certo


  • Prepare the fruit, crush thoroughly and put into a large pan.
  • Add the water, heat slowly and cook until tender – about 30 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and juice of 1 lemon, mix well and heat slowly until the sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, add the Certo, and leave to cool for 20 minutes to prevent floating fruit.
  • Skim, pot and cover in the usual way.