Rosehip and Apple Jelly recipe – Sunshine in a Jar

As it is that time of year again – I shall be making a few jars in the next few days – some for myself andsome for friends and family …look out for more recipies

Tales From The Under Gardener's Lodge

Rosehip*and Apple ** Jelly recipe

Ingredients:

•    2 lb/900g rosehips
•    4 lb/1800g of apples. I like to use windfalls as they are usually free (good if you have  or know someone with an apple tree).  However, whatever apples you have is okay
•    Zest of half a lemon (optional)
•    Juice of half a lemon which is approximately  one tablespoon of juice if you don’t have a fresh lemon to hand (again optional)
•    Sugar –  for very pint (600ml ) of strained juice you need to use 1lb(454g) of white granulated sugar 1:1 ration
•    I was told that this recipe will make approximately 14 half pound jars, however,  I have never got that much out of it, so I suggest having jars available… but you may not use them .
Now the original recipe I found suggested cooking the rosehips and the apples separately as rosehips take…

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About Keeper of the Keys

I'm a 50 plus [ how time flies] multifaceted, oxymoron, who can never really make her mind up. A Witch, a Follow of the Goddess, a Medium, ( I'll talk to anyone dead or alive), a 'wanna be' Writer, a disorganised Blogger, Cake Baker, Jam Maker, Trainee Patchwork-er and Keeper of the Keys for The Under Gardener's Lodge. Mother Grandmother and Wife. I'm fascinated and excited by many things, and therefore could be called eclectic or even eccentric, though some have not been that polite. I live in this Beautiful Magical Lodge with my husband Lou, our rather large dog, Shea and a few other previous residents, who come and go. And like many women of a certain age - I like purple [ and some how pink!] rather a lot!
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