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How to make raspberry jam


How to make raspberry jam: all the instructions to prepare a delicious raspberry jam according to the traditional recipe. Plus: the recipe for unsweetened (or low sugar) raspberry jam and seedless.

THEraspberriesthey are delicate fruits, to be consumed immediately or to be used for the preparation of tastyjams. There recipe of Raspberry Jam can be accomplishednaturalor with the addition of an apple ... with or without sugar. On this page we will see different versions. Let's start with this: do you know the difference between marmalade and marmalade?

Jam and jam, differences

Although commonly the termsjam and marmaladeare used as synonyms, since 1982, as a result of a Community directive, in the commercial field are the products obtained from the processing of citrus fruits can be referred to asmarmalade"While the products obtained from any other fruit take the name of"jam". So, technically, when we talk about jam we should only refer to citrus preparations (orange, mandarin, lemon ...) and, that ofraspberries, it should be defined (and therefore labeled) asjam. Technicalities aside, let's focus now on recipe!

How to make raspberry and apple jam

Ingredients to prepare an excellent Raspberry Jam with apple scent.

The addition of one or more apples is always recommended for the preparation of jams. Theapplesthey are rich in pectic substances (pectin) and therefore shorten cooking times and above allthickenmore easily the compound. Here are the ingredients of theraspberry and apple jam.

  • 1 kg ofraspberries
  • 800 grams of sugar
  • 1 apple
  • 20 grams of lemon zest
  • juice of one lemon

How to make raspberry and apple jam

How to proceed.

  1. After washing theraspberries,place them to dry on a cloth.
  2. Peel the apple and cut it into small pieces.
  3. In a saucepan, over medium heat, cook raspberries and apples for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the sugar, turn and also add filtered lemon juice. Cook for another 15 minutes but this time over low heat.
  5. Add the lemon zest cut into very small pieces.
  6. Cook again until the mixture has reached the desired consistency. Who prefers a jamsmooth with a homogeneous mixture, when cooked, blend with an immersion blender.
  7. Distribute theraspberry jamin previously sterilized and dried glass jars.
  8. Store in the pantry in a dry and cool place.

Ingredients for natural raspberry jam

In this recipe, classic sugar can be replaced, in the same dose, with cane sugar.

  • 1 kg of raspberries
  • 800 grams of sugar
  • juice of one lemon

For araspberry jam with a little sugar, halve the amount of sucrose, indeed, you can only add 100 or 200 grams as long as you use an apple to improve the consistency of the finished product.

How to make natural raspberry jam

  1. Gently wash iraspberriesin running water. Let them dry on a cloth or kitchen paper.
  2. Place iraspberriesin a bowl and sprinkle with sugar and lemon juice.
  3. Stir and let it rest for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Transfer the entire mixture (raspberries + sugar + lemon + maceration liquid) into a steel pot and cook until you get a mixture with the consistency you most want.
  5. Distribute the jam in glass jars already washed, sterilized and dried.
  6. Store the jars in a dry and cool place.

Sugar-free raspberry jam

For thesugar-free raspberry jamyou can only use fruit (which is very ripe) but you will find yourself dramatically lengthening the cooking times.

To overcome this problem, we advise you to add a single apple to your sugar-free raspberry jam for every 500 grams of raspberries used.

Jam and botulinum

When you preparepreserves and jamshomemade, work in clean environments and avoid any kind of contamination so as to limit the risks ofbotulism, comply with all good health and hygiene standards during each processing phase. For the same reason, remember to sterilize the jars before use, in this regard we invite you to readHow to sterilize glass jars.

More information onraspberries:

  • How to grow raspberries
  • SupplementRaspberry Ketone.


Video: Easy Raspberry Jam. Waitrose (December 2021).