Apricot Jam Recipe with Water bath Canning directions This Apricot Jam recipe yields about 5 pints. If you want to do more at a time make two single batches in two pots. Jam recipes don’t double easily. Apricot jam can be processed safely in a Water Bath Canner. How to Can Apricot Jam First gather your […]
Jam or Jelly Recipes
Jam or jelly, marmalade, and fruit butter and spreads: This is where you learn how to can the sweet stuff!
Sweet spreads made with fruit are acid foods and can be safely water bath canned.
Most jam or jelly recipes make a small batch, and you may be tempted to double your recipe. However, it's difficult to make double batches. If you want to make more at a time, have two batches going at the same time in separate pots. This way you keep the ingredients to 1 batch each pot but can make more at a time.
Both batches may be processed together, just not cooked together.
Need to use a sugar substitute? Check out Canning with Splenda here.
Jam or Jelly Recipes
Home-canning this grape jam recipe is easy. Many people love grape jelly, and I do too! Jelly is made from the juice of the fruit, with the goal being a clear sweet Jelly. Jam, however, is made from crushed fruit. Hence, this is grape jam, NOT jelly. 🙂 If you are looking to win at […]
Easy peach jam recipe. Adding a hint of cinnamon and cloves gives this peach jam a spicy warm flavor. Leave out the spices for a standard peach jam or add almond extract for an almond jam. All are equally delicious. You will need approximately 4 pounds of peaches, or enough to make 2 quarts when […]
This orange marmalade recipe is started the day before you will be canning it. Chopped Oranges need to soak for 12 – 18 hours. I start it in the evening and then finish and process it late the next morning or after lunch the next day. This recipe makes about 7 half-pint jars. How to […]
With Sharon Peterson Are you interested in no sugar jam? I am! However…. My husband and boys like the sugar so I have only experimented with low sugar varieties. My sister in law Trish makes no sugar jams all the time… so I asked for her tips. This is what she shared. My questions are […]
With Sharon Peterson For sugarless canning one option is to substitute honey for sugar. A natural sweetener, honey is healthy and safe…. unlike an artificial sweetener. I’d encourage any of you to try using honey if you are cutting down on your processed sugar intake. Healthy Sugar Substitutes Here are some things to remember when […]