Orange and Beetroot Jam

Ingredients: 2 lb (900 g) cooked beetroot, skinned and cut into strips 2 tsp grated zest of orange 1/4 pint (150 ml) orange juice 1/4 pint (150 ml) lemon juice 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 3 oranges, peeled and cut into segments, reserve peel, pith and pips 2 lb (900 g)...
Raspberry Freezer Jam

Raspberry Freezer Jam

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb (600 g) raspberries 2 lb (1 kg) caster sugar 4 fl oz (120 ml) liquid pectin 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice   Method: 1.    Crush raspberries in a large bowl with a wooden spoon.  Stir in the sugar and leave to stand in a warm place for 1 hour. ...

Melon and Ginger Jam

Ingredients: 1 lb (500 g) prepared melon 1 lb (500 g) preserving sugar 2 oz (50 g) crystallized ginger Juice of 2 lemons   Method: 1.    Skin and de-seed the melon.  Dice the flesh and put in a bowl with the sugar and chopped ginger.  Leave covered overnight. 2. ...
Dried Apricot Jam

Dried Apricot Jam

Ingredients: 1 lb (500 g) dried apricots 3 pints (1.5 litres) water 3 lbs (1.5 kg) preserving sugar Juice of 2 lemons   Method: 1.    Wash the apricots and leave to soak in the water for 24 hours.  Put the fruit and water in a pan, add the lemon juice and bring...

Banana Jam

Ingredients: 1 lb (500 g) bananas 1 1/2 pints (800 ml) orange juice (canned or frozen) Juice of a lemon 12 oz (350 g) rich soft brown sugar   Method: 1.    Cut up bananas and put all ingredients together in a pan.  Bring to a boil and cook slowly until bananas...
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