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GOOSEBERRY, ORANGE AND LEMON BALM JAM

Super easy recipe for gooseberry, orange and lemon balm jam, perfect for breakfast toast or with a cheese platter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: jam
Cuisine: preserves
Servings: 1 jar
Author: Karon Grieve

Ingredients

  • 300 g/11 oz gooseberries
  • zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh lemon balm
  • 200 g/7 oz sugar

Instructions

  • Pick through the gooseberries removing turfts etc
  • Add the gooseberries, orange zest and juice and sugar to a pan and simmer till sugar has completely dissolved thenboil for 20 minutes
  • Mash down the gooseberries in the jam with a potato masher as they soften and become tender
  • Skim off any scum on top of the jam
  • Add the chopped lemon balm just before you ladle it into a sterilised jar