Date Jam |

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30 September 2014



Date Jam


1kg stoned dates
725ml water
1kg preserving sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
Grated peel and juice of 1 lemon
2tbsp unsalted butter


  • 1. Bring the dates and water to the boil. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Add the remaining ingredients and continue to cook, stirring all the time.
  • 3. When the mixture is thick and smooth, take it off the heat.
  • 4. Pack into sterilised, warmed jars and cover.
Cooks Note

Makes: 2.25kg

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