Homemade Raspberry Jam: Preserving Summer

Homemade Raspberry Jam: Preserving Summer

Preserving the flavors of summer has never been easier with this delightful Homemade Raspberry Jam recipe. Whether you’re lucky enough to have a bountiful raspberry harvest in your garden or you picked up some fresh raspberries from the local farmers’ market, this jam is a sweet and tangy way to savor the taste of sunny days all year long.


  • 4 cups fresh raspberries
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice


  1. Gently wash the raspberries and remove any stems.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the raspberries, sugar, and lemon juice.
  3. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the jam thickens and reaches your desired consistency. Be sure to stir occasionally to prevent burning.
  5. Once done, remove the saucepan from the heat and let the jam cool slightly.
  6. Pour the raspberry jam into clean, sterilized jars, leaving a little space at the top.
  7. Seal the jars and let them cool completely before storing in the refrigerator.
  8. Your Homemade Raspberry Jam is ready to enjoy on toast, in yogurt, or as a delicious topping for desserts!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yields: About 2 cups of raspberry jam

Homemade Raspberry Jam is a simple and delightful way to preserve the essence of summer. With just three ingredients, you can capture the bright and fruity flavors of fresh raspberries. Spread it on toast, drizzle it over ice cream, or use it in your favorite recipes to add a burst of summer sweetness.

Nutrition: Serving Size – 1 tablespoon, Calories – 40, Total Fat – 0g, Total Carbohydrates – 10g, Sugars – 9g

Capturing the vibrant taste of summer in a jar, this Homemade Raspberry Jam is a true delight. As you spread this ruby-red jam on your morning toast, close your eyes and savor the memories of sunny days spent picking raspberries. The sweet-tart flavor will transport you back to the warmest months of the year, even in the midst of winter. Share the joy by gifting jars of this homemade jam to friends and family, and let them experience the taste of summer too. Enjoy preserving the essence of the season!

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