Spiced Grape Jam

recipe

Spiced Grape Jam by Sean Moran from Let it Simmer

As it is quite runny you can do a few things with this: 1) Make a grape gelato out of it by adding water or 2) Make a spiced grape ice cream by folding it through vanilla ice cream (as he suggests in the recipe)

Spiced Grape Jam by Sean Moran from Let it Simmer

Spiced Grape Jam by Sean Moran from Let it simmer

Makes 1 litre

  • 1.2 kg seedless green grapes
  • 100ml water
  • 1 tablespoon mixed spice
  • finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1.2 kg castor sugar

Step 1 - Pick grapes off stalks and wash well. Put grapes into a preserving pan with water, mixed spice and lemon zest and juice. Simmer slowly, stirring frequently, for about 10 minutes (the grapes will release quite a bit of juice)

Spiced Grape Jam by Sean Moran from Let it Simmer

Step 2 - Add sugar, stirring constantly until dissolved then boil rapidly until setting point (or thick honey like consistency is reached-wrinkle test after about 10 minutes).

Step 3 - Rest the pan for about 20 minutes for even fruit distribution, then stir preserve before storing in warm, sterilised jars (put jars and lids upright in hot oven for 5 minutes on a baking tray. You can pour the jam in and the baking tray will catch will catch any drops).

From Let it Simmer by Sean Moran

Spiced Grape Jam by Sean Moran from Let it Simmer