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High Dumpsy Dearie Jam

Submitted by Helen 11 June 2009



2lbs Cooking apples - peeled and cored,2lbs Pears - peeled and cored,2lbs Plums - halved and stoned,Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon,Bruised root of dried ginger,4 1/2 lbs sugar,Water,,,,


Place all fruit in a heavy-based pan and add just enough water to cover the base.
Simmer until tender - about 40-45 mins.
Remove from the heat, add sugar - stirring until dissolved.
Add lemon juice and grated rind and ginger root.
Bring to the boil and cook rapidly for about 15 minutes, until setting point is reached.
Remove ginger root and pot and seal the jam.

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