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

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For 1 kg 600 g, you will need:

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19 min.38 min.57 min.
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Step by step recipe

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

Set aside.

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

Bring to the boil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your jelly is ready.

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

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

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

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

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

Stage 14
Blackcurrant jelly
Wait at least 24 hours for the jelly to set, then simply enjoy!
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.
Several months.
Home made.
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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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, Crunchy blackcurrant and mascarpone cream verrine, Pannacotta and blackcurrant crumble, Fruit paste : Blackcurrant, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio powder or paste, Gravlax, Mini palmiers, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Oaty walnut cake , ... All
Jam gelling agentJam gelling agent: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Jelly-style plum jam, Quince jelly, Apricot jelly, Passion fruit jellies, Apricot jam with vanilla, ... All
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