Gooseberry Jam

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
15 mins
1 hr

Art of Preserving, Jan Berry

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  1. Remove and discard all the stems.
  2. Place the gooseberries in a jam pan or wide sauce pan. Add the water; cook over medium heat until gooseberries are just tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and lemon juice and keep stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  4. Turn up the heat; bring mixture to a boil.
  5. Continue to cook rapidly until setting point is reached, about 45 minutes.
  6. Ladle into warm sterilized jars and seal.