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How to make gooseberry elderflower jam

Gooseberry and elderflowers are in season at the same time in Denmark, and a jam of the two is so nice on toast

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Gooseberries are not a common fruit any more and that is a shame. They taste so nice and are a rich source of vitamin C.

Gooseberries are not a common fruit any more and that is a shame. They taste so nice and are a rich source of vitamin C.

Rinse and cut off the flower and the little stem. Add water and boil until the berries have broken into a mash.

Rinse and cut off the flower and the little stem. Add water and boil until the berries have broken into a mash.

Mash of gooseberries

Mash of gooseberries

Add sugar and Elderflowers and boil until it sets. To see whether it has set or not put some on a cold plate and run your finger thru the cold jam. If it makes wrinkles it is done, if not boil on.

Add sugar and Elderflowers and boil until it sets. To see whether it has set or not put some on a cold plate and run your finger thru the cold jam. If it makes wrinkles it is done, if not boil on.

Pour in sterilised jars, label and store in a cold dry place. Once opened keep in the fridge.

Pour in sterilised jars, label and store in a cold dry place. Once opened keep in the fridge.

  • 0.0kg Gooseberries
  • 0.0l Water
  • 300.0g Sugar
  • 5.0 Elderflowers
  • Jars