Confiture de lait with vanilla French Milk Jam
Confiture de Lait (Milk Jam) with Vanilla
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 5 mins
 

Deliciously easy recipe from Monsieur Jean-Pierre Setti from the market in Apt, although I’ve lowered the sugar quantity slightly.

Course: Condiments, Side Dish, teatime
Cuisine: French
Servings: 2 jam jars
Calories: 446 kcal
Author: Jill Colonna
Ingredients
  • 1 litre whole milk full-fat
  • 450 g sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod/bean
Instructions
  1. Put the milk and the sugar in a thick-based large pan. Cut the vanilla pod or bean right down the middle from top to bottom and add it to the milk.
  2. Heat until boiling then reduce the heat to low and leave to simmer away for 2h30 to 3 hours. Every so often, stir well with a long wooden spoon. It’s normal that nothing much happens in the first couple of hours, then you’ll see that it does thicken quite quickly towards the end.
  3. Take out the vanilla pod and as soon as the jam becomes caramel-like and coats the back of a spoon nicely, take off the heat and pour into a couple of clean jam jars.
Recipe Notes

The confiture de lait will harden as it cools. Store in the fridge.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION: 446 Calories per half a jar

Jill Colonna

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