Preserved apples

Preserved apples

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50min


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About this recipe: This is a simple and easy to follow recipe for preserving apples. Autumn is a great time to gather apples and store them for winter enjoyment. These preserved apples are great for digging in to when you need a nice filling for an apple tart, apple pie or soft apples for apple cake. You will need seven 1L jam jars for this recipe, great for food gifts.

rhonda

Ingredients
Makes: 7 jars preserved apples

  • 900g (2 lb) caster sugar
  • 125g (4 1/2 oz) cornflour
  • 1 dessertspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 dessertspoon salt
  • 2.25L (4 pints) water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3kg (6 lb) apples - peeled, cored and chopped

Method
Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a large pot, mix sugar, cornflour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add salt and water and mix well. Bring to a boil and cook until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and add lemon juice.
  2. Pack the sliced apples into hot sterilised jars, leaving a 2cm (3/4 in) space at the top.
  3. Fill jars with hot syrup, and gently remove air bubbles with a knife.
  4. Place lids on jars and process in a water bath for 20 minutes.

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cparucha
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I dont even imagine as simple as that on how to make an apple jam... - 14 Dec 2013

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