Elderflower and rhubarb jam

Tags: preserve, rhubarb
Created: 2011/06/18
. Makes 2kg. 10 steps
6 large heads elderflower tie in muslin bag Mix together in non-metallic bowl, cover. Leave 24 hours, stirring half way through. Heat slowly without boiling until all sugar has dissolved and rhubarb is pulpy. Leave in non-metallic bowl, covered, 12 hours. discard elderflower
1.5kg rhubarb cut into 2cm lengths keep rhubarb Combine, bring slowly to a boil, boil rapidly until setting point is reached. Pot in sterilised jars while still hot.
1.5kg sugar
1 lemon's juice
According to another recipe, the second "leave in a bowl" is unnecessary.
According to downsizer.net, you can add elderflower to any jam recipe you like. Rub the flowers from the stalks, place the flowers in a jelly bag, and cook with the jam.