Raspberry jam Receipes

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  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone got a good receipe for rasberry jam? I have just returned from my allotment with over 3lbs of raspberries.

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  2. AquaEyes

    AquaEyes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well, I don't have a recipe TO MAKE raspberry jam, but I found a bunch of recipes THAT USE raspberry jam (especially seedless). Basically, I'd melt it in the microwave, add almond extract, and use it as a thin glaze on a bunch of baked goods (it's great on top of a white chocolate cheesecake). I love the way raspberry and almond taste together. Mmmmmm.....[​IMG]
     
  3. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just use the recipe on the Sure Jell boxes to make freezer jam. They're very good and easy to make. They last a year in the freezer and a month in the fridge. I put the jam in ball jars even though you don't need to (you can use plastic containers) I think they look better in a ball jar.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    This jam is now one of my favorites:

    Peach Melba Jam Recipe

    This jam can be enjoyed as soon as it is cool enough to eat. Place some in a glass or ceramic container in the refrigerator and can the rest.

    Ingredients

    4 cups of pitted, chopped up fresh peaches
    1 cup of raspberries, fresh or frozen
    Juice of one lemon
    1 - 2 cups sugar

    To Make the Jam

    Chop up whole peaches and put in large cooking pot.
    Squeeze juice of one lemon and strain out seeds.
    Add lemon juice to peaches
    Mash peaches and lemon juice well with a potato masher.
    Turn on heat and bring to a boil over medium heat.
    Cover and simmer for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Now stir in raspberries and sugar.
    Increase heat to medium high
    Boil rapidly and stir often for 20 - 25 minutes (if jam seems to get thick sooner, it is okay to boil and stir for less time.)
    Remove from heat and skim off of foam.
    Proceed with canning.

    Canning

    When cooking a large batch of jam to can, it is best to start sterilizing jars and lids before starting to prepare the jam. This ensures that the jars will be both clean and hot when the jam is ready to be poured into them.

    Sterilize canning jars and lids. This can be done by boiling for ten minutes, or by following manufacturer's instructions.
    Place jars and lids in a large pot of water and bring to boil.
    Also heat water in the canner while making peach melba jam.
    Let jars and lids sit in hot or boiling water while making peach melba jam.
    When jam is ready, remove jars from water with tongs.
    Ladle hot jam into hot jars.
    Affix lids according to manufacturer's instructions.
    Process in hot water bath canner for at least ten minutes.

    This recipe will yield four to five half pint jars of peach melba jam.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Another great one - Mango Raspberry jam. I got the mangoes on sale, so I searched and found this - it's delicious. (very festive looking for Christmas gifts too) Mango has a good deal of natural pectin (I omitted the pectin from the recipe), so it sets up quick and doesn't take long to make.

    Mango Raspberry Jam
    3 cups finely chopped, peeled and pitted mangoes
    2 Tlb bottled lemon juice
    1 1/2 cups crushed red raspberries
    1 pkg powdered pectin
    5 1/2 cups sugar

    Combine mangoes, raspberries, lemon juice & pectin in a large sauce pan. Bring slowly to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Add sugar, stir until dissolved. Return to boil. Boil hard 1 minute stirring constanly, remove from heat and skim foam (you could use the 1/2 teaspoon of butter to keep the foam the down). Ladle into hot jars leaving 1/4" headspace. Wipe rim, add 2 piece lids. Process in bwb for 10 minutes.
    Yield 7 pints
     
  6. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy Chooks - ThankYouThankYouThankYou for discovering the mango recipe!

    I was all set to pick peaches, they should have been tree-ripe this week.
    But I went out of town on the weekend and while I was gone my Computer Guy came (invited by me) to pick my surplus pears.
    He must have gotten the peaches too.
    Sigh...I forgot to tell him that tree was Off-Lmits.

    I still have raspberries ripening and had picked enough not-quite-ripe peaches to make a couple pints of your Peach Melba jam.

    Mangos are always a bargain here so if I end up with enough raspberries I'll try that one too.
     
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  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    No problem! [​IMG] Mangoes were on sale here a while back and I wanted to can them. While searching, I found that recipe and I happened to have raspberries in my freezer, so I made it. It is super delicious. Enjoy!
     
  8. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
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    OK, I couldn't wait - I made the peach melba jam with 1/4 cup of raspberries I had that were ripe.
    It is not only beautiful but YUM-O : 9

    Also:
    I cheated and made it in the microwave adapting a recipe for Warp Speed pumpkin butter I got somewhere (here?):

    1 cup chopped peaches
    1/4 cup raspberries
    1 T lemon juice
    1/4 cup sugar

    Nuked the peaches and lemon juice on High in a 4c glass measuring cup for 3 minutes
    Mashed them & stirred in the sugar and raspberries then nuked for 3 more minutes

    It only made one half pint but O.M.G., it is yummy!
     
  9. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THanks for the receipes just been out to the allotment will try some just got another 3lbs of raspberries.
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  10. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I made some of this last night (cats where cross because they had to wait for their supper though) it tastes wonderful only thing I brought more peaches than where needed so peach vinegar is being made.
     

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