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Small Batch Raspberry Jam—Only 2 Ingredients!

This small-batch recipe is perfect for beginners and couldn't be simpler. A delicious treat for your morning toast.

Jam - Raspberry

Raspberry Jam

Course Drinks
Cuisine American


  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 oz container fresh raspberries


  • Directions:
    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.
Keyword best seedless raspberry jam, raspberry jam seedless
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Note: This recipe doesn’t use water – the mashing of the berries releases the juices.

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

add some honey

Dawn Collins

So easy and delicious

Beverly Laxton

Can you use frozen berries with this recipe?


Can u use this recipe with other berries as well?

Dawn Collins

Good question

Dale Petersen

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

Susan Higgins

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


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


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

Susan Higgins


Dale Petersen

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

Katina Williams

the sugar draws the moisture out of the raspberries

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