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Total Time
35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

A wonderful, economical recipe which gives both crystal clear juice and tasty jam from the same grapes. The juice turn a deep jewel like purple when you add the sugar. Makes a nice Christmas drink. Can reduce the amount of sugar to 3/4 Kg if health conscious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash the grapes and separate from stem.
  2. Boil the grapes in just enough water to cover without stirring until grapes are cooked (skins split open and the grapes collapse)
  3. water should be pink.
  4. Remove from heat and filter the juice in a seive carefully without crushing the fruit. (If you crush the fruit, the juice will not be clear).
  5. FOR JUICE- Take the filtered pink water and add 1 Kg sugar and 1 tsp citric acid.
  6. Boil for 1 min only, remove from heat immediately and bottle.
  7. FOR JAM- if seedless grapes, put in a blender and make a puree, if seeds are present, rub through a seive to remove the seeds.
  8. Take the pulp, add1Kg sugar and 1 tsp citric acid. Boil till sheeting occurs on high heat.
  9. Bottle.