Black Currant Jam

This delicious blackcurrant jam is a renowned “secret” recipe used in the early 1800 by English grandmothers!
I have actually tried 4 different recipes, and this one beats them all.
Best of all, this blackcurrant jam is one of easiest and fastest to make.

Blackcurrant Jam Recipe

For this recipe the ingredients you will need are:

  • 2 pounds of the best blackcurrants
  • A large saucepan
  • 3 pounds of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of good, sweet brandy
  • A bowl (with plastic wrap to seal it)
  • A fork or another tool to crush the currants

Put the black currants in a bowl and crush them using your favourite tool; then, add all the granulated sugar, seal the bowl (e.g. with plastic wrap) and let it rest overnight.

Pour the contents of the bowl into a large saucepan, and slowly bring to the boil; boil for 3 minutes only, then add 1 tablespoon of brandy and let it rest for another half an hour. After this, pot and cover.

And there you have the best blackcurrant jam in the world!