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Gooseberry Jam

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a jam recipe was given to me by my mother in law. She made it every year and would send us a pint because we could not get gooseberries where we lived."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 65
Original recipe yields 80 servings (10 - half pint jars)

Directions

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  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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 65 calories; 0.1 16.6 0.1 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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Delicious! I'd never tasted a gooseberry before, and wasn't sure what to expect. My jam turned out great, perfect sweet/tart combo, and such a beautiful color. My family loves it too!

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I followed the recipe on the sure jell and used the low sugar kind. My mom has gooseberries and I wanted to use them to see how they tasted. I enjoy them on the bush but had never cooked with th...

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Delicious! I'd never tasted a gooseberry before, and wasn't sure what to expect. My jam turned out great, perfect sweet/tart combo, and such a beautiful color. My family loves it too!

Not having a food mill, I crushed my berries in a food processor on "chop". Nice texture, good jam consistency, delicious!

this recipe was GREAT! I have gooseberries growing on my property my jam was not as dark as the picture here, (maybe different types of gooseberries?) mine was a lovely rose color i left the see...

To Cloverdale: I know your post is a year old, but I just wanted to say that, yes, there actually ARE do-overs when it comes to jam that did not set well. You just dump all the jam out of the ja...

I followed the recipe on the sure jell and used the low sugar kind. My mom has gooseberries and I wanted to use them to see how they tasted. I enjoy them on the bush but had never cooked with th...

Good flavor, but you may want to add more pectin. I had fantastic gooseberries, but this recipe produced a runny product. Unfortunately, there are no "do-overs" when making jam.

This worked just as described. I have saved and will be making again

Thank you so much!!!!! You helped me with a game im creating. P.S. Its yummy