Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Jammy Jammy

Strawberry Jam Recipe
Strawberries -1kg (Ripe)
caster sugar-300g
100gcaster sugar mixed with 30g dried pectin
1 lemon( juice only)


Grind the strawberries without adding water and make it into a pulp. In a heavy based pan place the sugar and warm over a medium heat, stirring with a wooden ladle.Add the strawberry pulp to this and mix well. Cover with the lid and boil rapidly for 5 minutes. Remove the lid and cook for a further 5 minutes until the temperature reaches 100C/½ Gas. Skim off any impurities ,then sprinkle in the mixed sugar and pectin, together with the lemon juice. Stir in and cook for a few more minutes. When the mixture has reached the consistency of jam, Pour the jam into the clean jars through a funnel and seal, preferably with a screw top. Leave to cool and store in well sealed containers in a cool dark place.

A Quick Coconut bite
You can have a yummy sandwich made with this strawberry jam .
Spread the jam over a slice of bread. Spread a little butter on another slice and sandwiched in tween some coconut shavings , along with nuts(optional). Kids will go nuts over this quickie.

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