England , Nana Ruth December 2006

In this recipe Nanna Ruth shows us not only how to make a delicious Blackcurrant Jam but also, with the help of Grandaughter Lauren, how to make the scones to spread the jam onto.¬†This was filmed by Human Beans as part of What’s Cooking Grandmas of Lancaster. ¬†

    Ingredients to make 6lbs

  • 2lbs blackcurrants
  • 1 1/2 pts water
  • 3lbs sugar
  • knob of butter


John Lewis February 4, 2009

Very good video easy to follow even i can make jam now thanks a lot.

Mick August 20, 2009

We finally got around to try and make jam this year, with the blackberries we picked at the week end. The recipe worked wonders! Even for the novices that we are, although we found that with Blackberries jam you’ve to put the mixture through a cieve to get rid of the seeds. Big thanks to Ruth!

mick August 13, 2011

i tried this & the scones both were lovely , loved the scones with the jam & clotted cream

graham November 13, 2011

I make jam myself I just want to say how lovely it was to watch nana making the jam and showing her grandauther how to do it aswell great video x

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