Grape Jelly

I was given a good harvest of British grapes so I decided to make grape jelly. 

  

  • Wash grapes and get rid of the bad ones
  • Weigh them (I had 500g)
  • Put in a pan and heat up until the juices run
  • Mash the grapes and continue to simmer for another ten minutes 
  • Drain the grapes overnight with some kitchen roll in a sieve

  

  • Add 250g jam sugar to the grape juice and the juice of half a lemon
  • Bring to the boil and let it bubble for 10 minutes
  • Blob a bit of the jelly on a cold plate and smudge your finger through it. It’s ready when it has started to set.
  • Pour into a sterile jar

  
‘I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly’ …

Smother generously on toast. I made this last year with caster sugar and it didn’t work very well so stick to jam sugar! I know what I’m having for breakfast tomorrow…..

  

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