Preserved apples

    Preserved apples


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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.

    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

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

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