Small Batch Raspberry Jam—Only 2 Ingredients!

Small Batch Raspberry Jam—Only 2 Ingredients!image preview

Ingredients:

2/3 cup granulated sugar
6 oz container fresh raspberries

Directions:

Note: This recipe doesn’t use water – the mashing of the berries releases the juices.

Place berries and sugar into a medium saucepan and mash the berries with a potato masher, combining them with the sugar. Watch the magic happen! Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.

Boil the mixture for 5-7 minutes, until thickened.

Preparation of raspberry jam with a wooden spoon. On a wooden board on a white background.

Pour hot mixture into a glass container or jelly jar. Allow to cool to room temperature, cover, and refrigerate up to 1 month. Makes about 1 cup.

Add your raspberry jam to this delicious take on a Monte Cristo Sandwich!

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mike kordus
mike kordus
1 month ago

add some honey

Dawn Collins
Dawn Collins
7 months ago

So easy and delicious

Beverly Laxton
Beverly Laxton
7 months ago

Can you use frozen berries with this recipe?

Martha
Martha
7 months ago

Can u use this recipe with other berries as well?

Dawn Collins
Dawn Collins
7 months ago
Reply to  Martha

Good question

Dale Petersen
Dale Petersen
7 months ago

How do you boil raspberries if you don’t have water?

Susan Higgins
Susan Higgins
7 months ago
Reply to  Dale Petersen

Hi Dale, believe it or not, the berries create their own juice. It’s pretty magical. Give it a try!

Ldw
Ldw
7 months ago
Reply to  Dale Petersen

You’re mashing the raspberries. Therefore you will have juice in them..

DL
DL
7 months ago

Sounds so easy, and yummy! Looking forward to making this with the kids – and then eating it!

Susan Higgins
Susan Higgins
7 months ago
Reply to  DL

Yum!

Dale Petersen
Dale Petersen
7 months ago
Reply to  Susan Higgins

how do you boil raspberries if you don’t have water?

Katina Williams
Katina Williams
16 days ago
Reply to  Dale Petersen

the sugar draws the moisture out of the raspberries
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