SLOE BERRY JELLY


Ingredients

5 lb (2.3kg) Sloes (just ripe)
1 Pint (570ml) Water
3 1⁄4 lb (1.5kg) Sugar
1 Bottle Certo

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Method
  • Take the berries just ripe, wash and place in a large saucepan with 1 pint of water.
  • Boil until tender, mashing with a wooden spoon. Strain off the juice through a fine nylon sieve.
  • To 2 pints (1130ml) of juice in a large saucepan add the sugar, stir and heat gently until the sugar is dissolved, then bring to the boil.
  • Add 1 bottle of Certo, stirring constantly, bring to a full rolling boil and boil for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Allow to cool for 1 minute, skim, pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 5lb OF JELLY.