Saffron flavoured mango jam

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Every summer, I tend to make strawberry jam which we all enjoy.   This year, I make some mango jam for a change with a very similar recipe.  The jam tastes great with toast or even with a peanut and jam sandwich.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Indian Alphonso mango
  • 1 semi ripe mango any brand (I used mangoes from Senegal)
  • 2-3 pinches saffron
  • 4 tbls sugar (you can use more if you like sweet jam)
  • 3 tbls lemon juice

Method:

1. Take the skin off all the mangoes. The Alphonso mango if its ripe will be juicy so slice it as best as you can and put it in a large microwave safe bowl. Grate the mangoes if they are firm.

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2.  Add the sugar and lemon juice to the mangoes, mix and cook in the microwave in short bursts of 2-3 minutes, stir and cook again until you get to a thick jam like consistency. P1220117P1220118

3.  Add the saffron, mix and allow this to cool.P1220120

4. Store the Jam in a sterilised bottle and enjoy it on your toast.P1220124

What is your favourite jam?

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