For 400 gms of cape gooseberries
- 250 gms sugar
- 3 – 4 tbsps lemon juice, or seville orange juice
Rinse your fruit thoroughly and place in a non-reactive pan with about 1 cup of water.
Bring to a gentle boil, then turn down the heat to a simmer, and cook the fruit for ten minutes, or until the skins soften. (Test the skins with the tip of a sharp knife).
Add the sugar and lemon juice, and stir.
When the sugar has completely dissolved, bring it back to a gentle boil, and cook for another ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and bottle in sterilized jars.
This sauce will need to be refrigerated.