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gardening-girl



Joined: 25 Feb 2009
Posts: 6024
Location: Somerset.
PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 13 11:31 am    Post subject: Winter Spiced Jelly.  Reply with quote    

1Kg Cooking Apples.
2 Cinnamon Sticks.
2 Star Anise.
10 Cloves.
Half a Nutmeg,grated.
4 Allspice Berries.
Zest & Juice of A Lemon.
Zest & Juice of An Orange.
450g Sugar.
100ml Cioder Vinegar.

Wash and cut up the apples into small chunks,leaving peel and cores in.Tip into a large pan with spices and fruit,add 600ml of water.Bringto the boil,and simmer for about an hour and a half.
Pour the apple mush into ajelly bag,and leave overnight to drip,DO NOT SQEEZE it.
Measure juice,should be about 600ml.
Put juice into a large pan,add vinegar and sugar.Bring slowly to the boil.and boil until setting point is reached.
Skim and pot as normal.

It sets very well.I doubled the recipe,got 10 8oz pots.

Green Rosie



Joined: 13 May 2007
Posts: 10498
Location: Calvados, France
PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 13 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Mmmm - might try this with the damaged apples I have been wondering what to turn into. (Minus the star anise though )

VM



Joined: 23 Nov 2007
Posts: 1745
Location: Lincolnshire
PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 13 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I did something very like this a couple of years ago and it was very nice. Enjoy it!

gardening-girl



Joined: 25 Feb 2009
Posts: 6024
Location: Somerset.
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 13 8:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

It is lovely.
Good with pork/bacon,Barrie recons good with venison.

sgt.colon



Joined: 27 Jul 2009
Posts: 5838
Location: Just south of north.
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 13 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I'll give this one a go GG. The butchers wife is bringing me a load of apples this weekend.

woodsprite



Joined: 20 Mar 2006
Posts: 2943
Location: North Herefordshire
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 13 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

What is cloder vinegar?
Sounds good, I'd like to make some.

gardening-girl



Joined: 25 Feb 2009
Posts: 6024
Location: Somerset.
PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 13 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Cider Vinegar.

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