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Apple and lime jelly

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Origin of dish:  Exotic
Type of cooking:  Hob
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Ingredients (serves 5):

    1kg apples
    1kg limes
    1.6kg preserving sugar
    1 lemon


Wash apples by brushing under hot water, cut into four then cut each quarter in two. Pour a litre of water into a jam-making pan, or large saucepan, add the juice of the lemon, then apples. Cook for 45 minutes, until apples are tender and soft. After 2 hours, strain apples through a sieve for juice. Add preserving sugar for the amount of juice you have (1.6kg sugar for every 1.3kg juice).

juice limes and add to mixture. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes over a high heat, stirring constantly, then share out into clean, sterilised jars. Label and store in a cool, dry place.

Tip: Sterilise jars by washing in hot soapy water and heating in a moderate oven for 5 minutes.

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