Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly

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Ingredients

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800 g Gooseberries
500 g Apples diced
25 g Fresh mint bunch
450 g Granulated sugar per 575ml juice
425 ml Cider vinegar
10 g Spearmint leaves

Nutritional information

272
Calories
0.7g
Fat
69.2g
Carbs
1.1g
Protein
0mg
Cholesterol
5mg
Sodium
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Ingredients

Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly

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This Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly is a sweet and delicious, delicate jelly with a hint of freshness from mint. The apple flavor is enhanced by cider vinegar which makes it absolutely perfect with lamb. Make it now and save some for spring.

These are my top three tips for making this jelly recipe.

1. Do not peel or core the apples – leaving these in will help the jelly to set.

2. When the fruit is dripping over a container, do not squeeze the fruit or the jelly will be cloudy and not clear.

3. To check that the jelly is set, place a few saucers in the freezer to cool. These will be used to test if it is set.

To make Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly

Steps to make Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly

1
Done
30

Bring gooseberries, apples, mint and water to a boil

Place 800 grams of gooseberries, 500 grams of diced Bramley apples and a bunch of mint in a large heavy bottomed pan. Add just enough water to cover the fruit and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes until the fruit is soft.

2
Done
5

Add cider vinegar

Add 425 milliliters of cider vinegar and simmer for 5 more minutes.

3
Done
8h

Leave to drip overnight

Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the contents into a jelly bag or muslin cloth. Leave to drip overnight over a large container.

4
Done
1

Place a few saucers in the freezer

Place a few saucers in the freezer to cool. These will be used to test how the jelly sets.

5
Done
15

Boil juice with sugar

Pour the juice into a saucepan. Stir in 450 grams of sugar for each 575 ml of juice.
Heat gently, stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves. Remove any scum that forms on top with a slotted metal spoon. Once the sugar has dissolved, bring the contents of the pan to a boil. Once the jelly is at a rolling boil, keep stirring for 15 minutes before removing from the heat.

6
Done
1

Test setting consistency

Take a saucer from the freezer. Spoon a few drops of jelly onto it and leave to cool for a minute or two. Run your finger through the jelly, and if it’s ready it will wrinkle slightly. Return the pan to the boil if it is not ready.

7
Done
1

Chop mint leaves

As the jelly cools, chop the mint leaves finely.

8
Done
1

Stir mint into jelly

Stir the chopped mint into the jelly until it is evenly dispersed.

9
Done
1

Pour the jelly into sterilized jars

Transfer the jelly to sterilized small jars. Place the lids on top straight away.

10
Done

Serve

Store in a cool, dark place for up to one year. Once opened, store in the refrigerator.

This Gooseberry, Apple & Mint Jelly is such a delicious preserve! Store it in a cool dark place and the jelly will keep for up to one year. Try out this recipe soon and come back to leave a comment letting me know what you think!

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