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A pot of your own fruity preserve will always beat shop-bought.

Rhubarb & vanilla jam

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(44 ratings)
Homemade jam doesn't have to be just a summer treat with this sweet-sharp seasonal recipe
1 hour
Easy

Angela's 'flexible' jam recipe

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(57 ratings)
Make the most of fruit gluts and try making your own jam - delicious spread on homemade bread
1 hour
Easy

Strawberry jam

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(13 ratings)
Make a jam with British strawberries for the ultimate flavour
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Rhubarb & ginger jam

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(26 ratings)
This delicious jam is a perfect late winter pick-me-up combining seasonal forced rhubarb with health-boosting ginger
2 hours and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Homemade raspberry jam

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(10 ratings)
If you are a jam-making novice, raspberry jam is a good one to start with as it’s so quick
28 minutes
Easy

Summer berry jam

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(5 ratings)
Indulge in some kitchen therapy this weekend, with a bubbling pot of fragrant, freshly picked fruit
1 hour
Easy

Gooseberry jam

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(13 ratings)
Use up a seasonal glut of fruit in a tasty homemade preserve - store it for months or present it as a gift in a rustic hamper
50 minutes
Easy

No-cook strawberry jam

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(1 ratings)
This sweet strawberry jam is soft set and incredibly easy to make
15 minutes
Easy

Summer fruits jam

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(4 ratings)
This delicious microwave jam from Good Food reader Karen Rowe couldn't be easier to make, and it's perfect served with freshly baked scones
20 minutes
Easy

Soft-set strawberry & Pimm's jam

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(5 ratings)
Give your homemade jam a cheeky twist with a dash of Pimm's No 1, then use it to make jam tarts
35 minutes
Easy

Apricot & orange blossom jam

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(0 ratings)
Preserve the sweet flavour of summer apricots in a homemade jam flavoured with lemon and flower water
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Really fruity strawberry jam

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(6 ratings)
This is a syrupy, soft-set jam with juicy strawberry chunks. Perfect for topping cakes, scones, and thick slices of hot toast
25 minutes
Easy

Dried apricot jam

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(1 ratings)
A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Sweet chilli jam

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(150 ratings)
This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Marrow & ginger jam

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(21 ratings)
A traditional way to use up marrows, or courgettes, that have grown too big for their boots
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Plum & raspberry jam

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(3 ratings)
Packed with fruit, this deep pink preserve should be spread thickly - or present it as a homemade gift
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Jumbleberry jam

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(2 ratings)
If you have berries that need using up, boil them down into jars of preserve in mere minutes
27 minutes
Easy

Winter spice jelly

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(3 ratings)
This spiced jam can be stored to eat with meat or cheese or presented as a homemade gift
2 hours and 5 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Grape jelly

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(7 ratings)
This slightly tart, vibrant red jelly makes a lovely change from the usual jams
30 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Cherry & cinnamon conserve

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(8 ratings)
Cherry jam is a great way to make the taste of summer go on and on, if you can manage not to eat it all at once
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Damson jelly

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A delicious way to deal with a glut of damsons - perfect on toast or fresh bread and a great accompaniment to roast meats
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Apricot conserve

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(3 ratings)
This delicious conserve is perfect for capturing the full flavour of apricots
55 minutes
Moderately easy

Ultimate Seville orange marmalade

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(14 ratings)
The original, and classic, English marmalade, as made famous by Paddington Bear
4 hours
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Lemon marmalade

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(6 ratings)
Homemade marmalade needn't be hard work - this simple method cooks lemons whole to start, saving time and effort
3 hours and 20 minutes
For the keen cook

Low-sugar marmalade

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(1 ratings)
A healthy version of the classic breakfast preserve with an intense fruit flavour
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
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