Here’s another basic jam, surely a popular choice for keen jam maker Jean – another character from our novel ‘A Sticky End’!
This is fun to try with different ratios of berries – try more raspberry than strawberry for example – and you could always add blueberries too. You can also make a far larger batch if you have the fruit available, I just used a fairly small collection as I wanted to try all sorts of different variations.
- 600g mixed berries (Redcurrants, blackcurrants, strawberries and raspberries)
- 500g preserving sugar
Makes about 6 small jars
- Wash all fruit
- Put fruit and sugar into a large pan and boil for about 15mins
- Test for set
- Pass through a muslin and sieve
- Boil again for 5mins
- Pot up and seal at once.