Berry Jam and Jelly

Step 2 in Cor’s Banting Christmas Trifle preparation!

Banting Core

There are several Jam recipes out there. Just Google and you may find a bunch.

The easiest is just to liquidize and reduce some fresh or frozen berries, with a touch of xilitol for sweetness. I also add a drop of lemon juice. 2 cups for liquidised berries should yield about 1 cup for ‘jam’.

To make the jelly, you need some of the ‘jam’ made above. This particular recipe I got from the book you can get from http://www.everydaybanting.co.za – chock full of lovely recipes.

Make 500ml of liquid with the recipe specified by your brand of gelatine powder (for me it was 1/2 cup hot water,  3 tsp gelatine powder and add 1 1/2 cup water once the gelatine is dissolved).

Mix that with 4Tbsp berry jam,  1 Tbsp lemon juice, and let it set in fridge for a few hours!

If you want to stiffen the JAM…

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