Gooseberry Jam Ingredients
- Gooseberry 1 kg
- Sugar 1.2 kilograms
- Water 200 milliliters (less possible)
- Main ingredients: Gooseberry, Sugar
Saucepan, kitchen knife, toothpick, glass jars with lids, soup ladle, wide funnel, wooden spoon, colander.
Making gooseberry jam:
Step 1: prepare the gooseberries.
Gooseberry, pour pour into the pan. Fill it with water and rinse. Change the water several times to remove all leaves and twigs adhering to the berries. Fold the washed gooseberries into a colander and wait for excess moisture to drain.
Now with the help of a small kitchen knife, cut the tails. Also, pierce the gooseberries with a toothpick at the same time, one puncture is enough until the middle of the berry.
Step 2: prepare gooseberry jam.
Transfer the prepared gooseberries to a suitable pan, cover with sugar, fill with water and put on medium heat. Gently mix gooseberries and bring it to a boil. Remove the resulting foam and henceforth always remove it as necessary. Then make your future jam from the fire and let it cool.
Thus, gooseberry jam needs to be boiled, and then cool, 3-4 times. In this case, the last time you need to languish on the stove your brew until fully cooked.
To check if the jam is ready, you need to scoop it up quite a bit and drop it on a plate, if the drop does not spread, then everything is ready.
After the gooseberry jam has a sufficiently thick consistency, you can proceed to the next step.
Step 3: we prepare gooseberry jam.
Gooseberry jam, like any other jam, should be laid out immediately after cooking, that is, hot. However, many housewives claim that even if you tighten the cooled jam, it is also well stored, the main thing is to properly prepare and sterilize jars with lids.
And when you put the gooseberry jam in the banks, tightly closing the lids, and let it cool to room temperature, you can consider your work done! It remains only to hide the workpieces in a closet or pantry, where they will wait for the right moment.
Step 4: serve gooseberry jam.
Gooseberry jam is very tasty. But how and with what you will submit it is up to you to decide. The main thing is that you have kept a piece of sunny summer in the bank and are ready to share it with your family and guests any day. And they certainly will not refuse to drink tea with such jam.
Enjoy your meal!
- I usually procure any jam in small jars so that after opening it does not take up much space in the refrigerator and does not have to wait for any special occasion to get the next batch.
- It is best to cook jam in an enameled bowl or pan with a thick bottom and walls.
- If desired, spices can be added to the jam, which will give your workpiece an interesting and original flavor.
- About 3 cans of 500 milliliters each come out of this amount of ingredients.