Apple and Ginger Jam

Apple and Ginger Jam

3 lbs. cooking apples

2 C. water

juice and peel of 1 lemon

1/2 t. ground ginger

1/2 t. cinnamon

3 lbs. sugar

4 T. fresh ginger grated

1 package pectin

Peel, core and dice the apples. Place apples, water, lemon juice and peel, ground ginger and cinnamon in a pan. When apples are tender, add pectin and bring to a boil. Add sugar and the grated ginger. Cook rapidly until mixture is thick and reaches a temperature of 221 degrees F. on a thermometer.

Let set for 5 minutes and then ladle it into sterilized jars. Process for 10 minutes in a water bath. Cool and label.

Yield: 8 half pints

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