Brandied Mulberry Jam

Posted by: Angel 06-10-99 10:18 PM

Brandied Mulberry Jam

2 large apples - chopped
1 medium lemon - chopped
5 cups water
2 lbs Mulberries
3 3/4 cups white sugar - approx.
8 teaspoons brandy

Combine apples, lemons and water in a large saucepan. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer covered, for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in Mulberries, simmer covered, for about 1 hour or until berries are soft.

Strain mixture through a fine cloth. Allow liquid to drip through cloth slowly, do not squeeze cloth. Discard pulp.

Measure liquid into a large saucepan. Add correct amount of sugar (according to directions on pectin package) to each cup of liquid. Stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil, boil uncovered, for about 15 minutes or until jelly sets when tested. Stir in brandy.

Pour into hot sterilized jars. Seal when cold.

Makes about 4 cups.

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