Gooseberry Jam

Gooseberry Jam

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts fresh gooseberries
  • 6 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 (6 fluid ounce) container liquid pectin

Directions

  1. Remove blossom and stem ends from gooseberries. Force berries through food mill. Measure 4 cups of the berry mash into a large pot. Stir in the sugar.
  2. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in pectin at once. Skim off any foam with a large metal spoon.
  3. Sterilize jars and lids in boiling water for at least 10 minutes. Take turns with skimming foam, and stirring the berry mixture for 5 minutes to let it cool slightly. Ladle into hot sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  4. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.