Kiwi fruit jam

    40 min

    Try this kiwi fruit preserve - something different, and so delicious. Apples are included as a source of pectin.

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    Serves: 40 

    • 24 kiwi fruits, peeled and mashed
    • 175ml (6 fl oz) pineapple juice
    • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 3 apples, unpeeled and halved
    • 800g (1 3/4 lb) caster sugar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. In a large saucepan, combine mashed kiwi, pineapple juice, lemon juice and apples. Bring to the boil and add the sugar; stir to dissolve, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
    2. Remove apples, pour into hot, sterilised jars and seal.

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    Used different ingredients. Instead of this I used the recipe from the American website and it produced very good results. I found that the amount stated here is enough to make 4 good sized jars which is to much for me so instead here is my recipe. 12 Kiwi fruits, peeled and mashed 60ml Apple, Pineapple or Pear juice ( I just use whatever is on hand) 30ml Lemon Juice 3 Small Apples or 2 large ones. 400g sugar and then the recipe as stated here.  -  13 Jun 2010


    Tastes ok, but I lost the beautiful green colour as soon as I started cooking the fruit. Now a dirty yellow colour - not very appetizing. Any ideas?  -  20 Feb 2010


    Altered ingredient amounts. I added more lemon juice because I found it too sweet initially. It all depends on the ripeness of the kiwi fruit of course and personal taste. I also cooked it for longer because I found it a bit runny.  -  25 Jan 2010