Honey Currant Jam Recipe

honey currant jam recipe

Honey-Sweetened Currant Jam is an old-fashioned and delicious way to enjoy your garden currants.



  1. Place the measured fruit into a large pot or saucepan. Add the calcium water.
  2. Place honey into separate bowl and stir in the pectin powder.
  3. Bring the fruit to a full, rolling boil, then add the pectin/honey mixture. Stir well to dissolve the pectin completely. (This is also a good point to do a quick taste test to see if the jam is at a sweetness level you like).
  4. Return mixture to a full, rolling boil and boil for one minute. (A rolling boil means a boil that keeps bubbling away even when you are stirring it vigorously with a spoon.)
  5. Check for gelling (see note below). If achieved, remove the pot from the heat.
  6. If you want to can the jam: Ladle the hot jam into waiting hot jars (you can use 4 oz or 8 oz jars), leaving 1/4-inch of headspace. Affix lids and rings and process in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes plus 1 additional minute for every 1000 feet you are above sea level.