Secret blackcurrant jam recipe

Secret blackcurrant jam recipe from Pilgrim30

dairy free egg free gluten free nut free can make in advance vegetarian low fat
Category Jam and chutney recipes
Serves5 pots
Prep time15 mins
Cook time3 mins

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900g (2lb) blackcurrants
1.4kg (3lb) granulated sugar

Handy Hint

Please believe the three minute rule. Somehow the standing overnight starts off the cooking process and this sets like a dream. It also tastes of the greatest blackcurrant flavour you can possibly imagine - essence of blackcurrants.


1. De-string and wash the blackcurrants.
2. Put them in a bowl and prick the currants with a fork - enjoy yourself at this point and let yourself go - it is good if each one is punctured!
3. Mix in the sugar with the blackcurrants.
4. Cover and leave overnight.
5. Next morning heat up the pan gently until the sugar is all dissolved.
6. Boil for three minutes, yes three minutes - no more - no need to test for setting.
7. Leave to stand for 30 minutes.
8. Stir to distribute the fruit and bottle in the usual way.

gransnetter Reviews

From: brownhandbag on Fri 16-Aug-13 16:25:48 Overall rating: 0.0
Add 4 tablespoons of dark rum at the very end just before potting, ratio 2tblsp per lb of fruit :) naughty but nice!
From: Pilgrim30 on Sat 25-Jun-11 11:05:51 Overall rating: 0.0