Oh my word! I had never even heard of Carrot Jam until the hubs harvested 5 lbs. of carrots from our Kitchen Garden and I was looking for a way to use them all up! Spicy Pickled Carrots, Carrot-Pepper Jelly and now this wonderful Carrot Jam! So amazing! A little sweet, slightly spicy jam with a hint of citrus flavor from the lemon juice … delicious with pork and poultry, or spread some on your biscuit/muffin! See a little history here about Carrot Jam: http://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/jam.html
4 cups grated raw carrots
1 packet Sure Jell
Juice of 2 lemons (or 6 Tbls. Real Lemon juice)
1 tsp. butter
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
3 cups sugar
Stir in sugar all at once and return to a rolling boil (one that doesn’t stop when stirring). Boil hard for one (1) minute.
Pour into hot sterilized jar. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.
Yield: 3 to 4 small jelly jars