Today John the Farmer made Cape gooseberry preserve .

Cape gooseberry preserve

Cape gooseberry preserve

1. Cover gooseberries with equal ammnt of sugar & leave to stand overnight in a deep heavy pan.
2. Add enough hot water to cover the gooseberries and stir over a low heat, just enough to melt the sugar.
3. Meanwhile make up a thin syrup on the side .(1L water to 1kg sugar)
4. Rapidly boil the gooseberries until translucent, then reduce the heat to thicken .(About 30min)
5. Skim off foam, add to hot sterilized jars and top up with the hot syrup that you made.
6. Seal the jars and allow to cool.

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