Spiced Tart Gooseberries
- 2 quarts gooseberries
- 4 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 1 cup cider vinegar
- 1 cinnamon stick - (2" long)
- 8 cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 whole allspice
Wash berries, remove stems and blossom ends. Place sugar, vinegar, and spices together in a large pot, add 1/2 cup of water and boil for 5 minutes. Add gooseberries and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes.
When the berries are tender and the syrup is thick, turn into hot sterile jars and seal. Place jars in a boiling water bath. Cover canner and return water to a boil; boil 5 minutes.
Remove jars from canner and let cool. Check seals and store in a cool, dry place.
This recipe yields ?? servings.