Easy to make persimmon jam...
Made from Mia Bella Passions Gardens persimmons...
So delicious there is definitely a competition going on as to to whom gets to eat them!
The Wax eye birds LOVE persimmons,
and as it is winter in New Zealand, we don't mind sharing this wonderful food source with them.
To make jam you will need to peel about 6 tree ripe persimmons
Dice and coreThe total weight needs to be 1kg.
Have your jars sterilised ready to use.
Add 1 teaspoon water to microwave bowl containing the diced persimmons.
Cook 5 minutes on high.
(adjust timing to the power of the microwave you are using.)
Mash roughly with a potato masher.
Add 1 kg of Chelsea Jam setting sugar.Over a low heat stir in sugar until dissolved.
Add 25 grams butter. mix to melt.
Increase heat and bring jam to a boil that cannot be stopped by stirring.
Boil for 4-5 minutes.