Sea Buckthorn berries are tart and tasty, and full of vitamin C. Learn how to make Sea Buckthorn jam to preserve your berry harvest.

Sea Buckthorn berries are orange and bright, and grow deep along the stems of the Sea Buckthorn shrub.

Harvesting Sea Buckthorn berries is not for the faint of heart, as the thorns on the shrub are large and sharp.

Sea Buckthorn berries are full of pectin. There is no need to add any extra pectin to this recipe, unless of course you would like to.

The amount of berries, sugar and water can be measured and determined by the amount of berries that you have on hand.

The Basic Ingredients For Sea Buckthorn Jam Include: -Sea Buckthorn Berries -White Sugar  -Water

The amount of water to add to the berries is approximately half of the amount in mls compared to the weight in grams of berries.

The amount of sugar in this recipe is determined by the amount of strained berry juice obtained. Add 1.5 gms of sugar for every ml of strained berry juice.

Combine the sugar and berry juice in the pot. Boil until the temperature reaches 235°F on the candy thermometer.

Once the mixture has reached the setting point, pour into warm sterilized jars. Ensure that there is a one quarter inch gap at the top of each jar.

Once filled, put on the lids, and further sterilize the jars in a water bath canner for 10 minutes. This will ensure safe preservation and a longer shelf life.

The jam is absolutely delicious, and of course packed with lots of nutrition as well.

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