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Rhubarb & Apple Jam

Updated: Mar 31, 2020

So I am no jam expert, always sounds quite a laborious task. I have however, made marmalade a couple of times, my Mum and I have done it together – but yes over a good day of chopping Seville Oranges and boiling up a huge batch to last the families a good year! I think February is the perfect time to do that, when the oranges are in season and you fancy warming up the kitchen on a cold wet day! I do love the smell of the fruit cooking.

This year I have so many apples from the trees in the gardens, I really have had to look at some different ideas on how to use them (my freezer still has apples in from last year!). As the summer is coming to an end the rhubarb has its last harvest so thought about combining the two, it works in a pie or a crumble, but what is it like in jam?


Ingredients: 400g rhubarb, cut into 1.5 cm lengths 200 g apple, peeled, cored, finely diced (I used quite tart eating apples) 300 g sugar 1/4 teaspoon car