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Homemade Jam | Three styles for everyone


Strawberry, Blueberry, Pineapple? what is your favorite Jam?

This simple No Pectin Jam Recipe is made with only a few ingredients. Most importantly the fresh fruits that you can find in the market. I have listed four of my favorite recipes here. The first one is my sugar-free version of the recipe. It is much healthier with no added sugar with great taste. My husband loves the berry jams and pineapple jam. Now every time we have extra fruits around the house, he is asking for JAM! These basic homemade jam recipes can be your go-to Jam recipe for most fruits.

Once you make this homemade Jam, you won’t spend money on store-bought Jams. I am telling you, the fresh berry sweetness is unparalleled to any store-bought jarred jam with all the preservatives and additives.

By following these recipes, you can make quick and easy Jam with all those sweet delicious fruits that are in season and enjoy it knowing that there aren’t any bad ingredients added. It takes less than 20 minutes to make and you can decorate with your signature packaging. 

In these recipes, I am making small batches of jam. Try this sample version and if you like it ( I can guarantee you are going to be impressed, and you will impress everyone around you), next time double the recipe.

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Strawberry & Date Jam (Sugar-Free)

2 Cups Strawberry 

1 and 1/2 Cups Water

1 Cups Dates

3 Drops of Lime

Pinch of Salt

4 Tsp Honey

  • Start By boiling the water

  • Remove the Pits & Seeds of the dates

  • Chopped into small cubes, add to the boiling water

  • Sliced Strawberries, add to the water

  • Cover and let it cook on medium heat for two minutes

  • Once you see everything soften, add honey

  • Optional- You can also add about 2-3 tsp sugar as well for little more sweetness and store-bought taste. 

  • Once everything starts to simmer add a pinch of salt & 3 drops of lime

  • Let everything simmer, if you feel like the mixture is reducing down quickly, add extra 2-3 tbsp water

  • I had to add 2 tbsp water.

  • Let is simmer until water reduced down

  • Meanwhile, start softening the strawberries, I used my spatular to break bigger pieces down

  • Taste the jam, Caution! It’s hot

  • Adjust the flavors accordingly. I’ve added 1 tsp of sugar at the end for little sweetness. 

  • At this point, the mixture looks thicker. Take off the heat. 

  • Let it cool for a few minutes

  • Place in a glass jar & cool completely 

  • Keep in refrigerator

 Pineapple Jam

3 Cups Pineapple

1/4 to 1/2 Cup Water

1/4 Cup Sugar

Few drops of Lime

Pinch of Salt

  • Start by blending the pineapples using a blender. It doesn’t have to be smooth, just so it will be softened and pulpy.

  • Add the blended mixture to a pan,

  • Add Sugar, lime drops and salt

  • Cover and let it cook on low heat until reduced in size.

  • In the beginning, it will look watery, Slowly it will reduce in size

  • Don’t go away from the stove as it will get burnt quickly if you don’t pay attention

  • If there is bigger size pineapple, start softening by using a spatular t

  • Taste the jam, Caution! It’s hot

  • Adjust the flavors accordingly

  • Add to a glass container

  • Let it cool completely, it will thicken little more once it cools down

  • Place the glass jar in the refrigerator

Strawberry Jam

4 Cups Blueberry

1 and 1/2 Cups Water

2 Drops of Lime

Pinch of Salt

1/8 Cup Sugar

3-4 Tsp Honey ( Optional)

  • Start by boiling the water

  • Slice strawberries into small pieces, add to the boiling water

  • Cover and let it cook on medium heat for two minutes

  • Once it started to soften, add honey or sugar ( or both), If you are using both, reduce the amount of sugar.

  • If you are using just the honey, add about 1/8 cup to start with, then we can add later on if it needs more sweetness.

  • Once it starts to simmer add a pinch of salt & 3 drops of lime

  • Let everything simmer, if you feel like the mixture is reducing down quickly, add extra teaspoons of water

  • Meanwhile, start softening the strawberries, I used my spatular to break bigger pieces down

  • Let is simmer until water reduced down and everything looks like a paste

  • Taste the jam, Caution! It’s hot

  • Adjust the flavors accordingly. If you need, little more sugar, add it now and cook everything until sugar dissolves

  • Let it cool for a few minutes

  • Place in a glass jar & cool completely

  • The mixture will get much thicken once you take off the heat.

  • Keep in refrigerator

Blueberry Jam

4 Cups Blueberry

1 and 1/2 Cups Water

Few Drops of Lime

Pinch of Salt 1/8 Cup Sugar

3-4 Tsp Honey ( Optional)

  • Start by boiling the water

  • To speed up the process, you can chop the blueberry, if not you can use it as it is.

  • Add the blueberries to boiling water

  • Cover and let it cook on medium heat for few minutes

  • Once you see everything soften, reduce the heat, let it simmer on low heat

  • Add Honey or sugar ( or both). If you are using both, reduce the amount of sugar.

  • If you are using just the honey, add about 1/8 cup to start with, then we can add later on if it needs more sweetness.

  • Now you will notice it starts to soften even more

  • Add a pinch of salt & few drops of lime

  • Let everything simmer.

  • If the mixture is reducing down quickly, add extra 1/4 cup water

  • Let is simmer until water reduced down

  • Meanwhile, start softening the blueberries, I used a whisk to break bigger pieces down

  • Taste the jam, Caution! It’s hot

  • Adjust the flavors accordingly. If you need, little more sugar, add it now and cook everything until sugar dissolves

  • In my jam, I didn’t make the blueberries dissolve completely as I want to look more artisan, there will little soften pieces but it will go very nice on a spread.

  • Let it cool for a few minutes

  • Place in a glass jar & let it cool completely 

  • The mixture will get much thicken once you take off the heat.

  • Keep in refrigerator



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