Blackcurrant jelly


Blackcurrant jelly
Blackcurrants are full of flavour and make an excellent jelly. In the depths of winter, you'll be glad you made some now.
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Last modified on: September 8th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:JamJellyBlackcurrantSummer
For 1 kg 600 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 800 g 1 kg 600 g 3 kg 200 g 4 kg 800 g
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.38 min.57 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Mix 100 g caster sugar and 60 g jam gelling agent in a bowl with a whisk.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Pour 1 kg Blackcurrant coulis (unsweetened) into a high-sided pan on high heat.

Bring to the boil.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add 500 g caster sugar and mix with a whisk.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Bring back to the boil.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add the sugar+gelling agent from stage 1 and mix in with a whisk.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Bring back to the boil again.

Stage 7
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If any froth forms, it is better to skim this off, but not essential.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Keep on the boil for 3 minutes.

Your jelly is ready.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Pour into jars while still scalding hot.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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Screw the lids on tightly.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Turn the sealed jars upside down.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
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Then back the right way up.

Stage 13
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This manoeuvre passes the air in the jar through the hot jelly and sterilises it naturally, so your jelly will keep longer.

Stage 14
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Wait at least 24 hours for the jelly to set, then simply enjoy!
Remarks
If the sharpness is a little too much for you, increase the quantity of sugar.

This jelly can be made from frozen fruit or coulis.
Keeping
Several months.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,700 Kcal or 11,304 Kj0 gr670 gr0 gr
135 %0 %63 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
163 Kcal or 682 Kj0 gr40 gr0 gr
8 %0 %4 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 kg 600 g : 6.44 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Blackcurrant coulisBlackcurrant coulis: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Blackcurrant sorbet for Edith, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Pannacotta and blackcurrant crumble, Lemon creams, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cranachan, Brioche dough, Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts, Quick bramble jelly, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), ... All
Jam gelling agentJam gelling agent: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Windfall apple jelly, Blackberry and almond fondant tart, Apricot jam with vanilla, Jelly-style plum jam, Apple paste, ... All
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