Blackcurrant jam in a jar and spread on toast

Jam recipes

28 Recipes

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

Blackcurrant jam

5

(4 ratings)

Make a pot of our stunning, seasonal blackcurrant jam and make the most of these beautiful berries. We love this sweet treat spread on freshly baked bread
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Strawberry jam

4.857145

(14 ratings)

James Martin's step-by-step guide to making homemade preserve - the resulting jars are ideal for gift hampers
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Gooseberry & elderflower jam

5

(2 ratings)

Preserve the taste of the season and use up a glut of gooseberries and elderflower cordial to make this simple, sweet spread
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Cinnamon-scented plum jam

4.285715

(7 ratings)

This delicately spiced jam is a gorgeous way to preserve the taste of autumn fruits - delicious spread on hot buttered toast or teacakes
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & vanilla jam

4.872725

(55 ratings)

Homemade jam doesn't have to be just a summer treat with this sweet-sharp seasonal recipe...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Raw strawberry jam

5

(1 rating)

A no-cook strawberry jam you can prepare in 15 minutes. No need to slave over a hot stove, simply combine, leave to thicken, stir and savour
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Homemade raspberry jam

4.26316

(19 ratings)

If you are a jam-making novice, raspberry jam is a good one to start with as it’s so quick
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & ginger jam

4.89189

(37 ratings)

This delicious jam is a perfect late winter pick-me-up combining seasonal forced rhubarb with health-boosting ginger
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort

Damson jam

0

(0 ratings)

Make the most of damsons in the summer with this sweet and fruity damson jam. Serve with crusty bread, or try as a filling in your favourites cakes and bakes
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Strawberry jam

4.066665

(15 ratings)

Make a jam with British strawberries for the ultimate flavour
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Blackberry jam

5

(10 ratings)

Make this easy blackberry jam with your glut of summer fruit – perfect with fresh white bread. Use jam sugar (with added pectin) to make sure it sets properly...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Marrow & ginger jam

4

(24 ratings)

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

Cherry & cinnamon conserve

4.3

(10 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 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer fruits jam

4.857145

(7 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 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry jam

4.95

(20 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 mins
  • Easy

Really fruity strawberry jam

5

(7 ratings)

This is a syrupy, soft-set jam with juicy strawberry chunks. Perfect for topping cakes, scones, and thick slices of hot toast
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Dried apricot jam

4.5

(2 ratings)

A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Sweet chilli jam

4.81183

(186 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 mins
  • Easy

Plum & raspberry jam

5

(5 ratings)

Packed with fruit, this deep pink preserve should be spread thickly - or present it as a homemade gift
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Jumbleberry jam

4.666665

(3 ratings)

If you have berries that need using up, boil them down into jars of preserve in mere minutes
  • 27 mins
  • Easy

Winter spice jelly

5

(5 ratings)

This spiced jam can be stored to eat with meat or cheese or presented as a homemade gift
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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