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3 recipes for jams with red fruits

Red fruits are ideal for the preparation of wonderful fruit jams. We explain how to prepare 3 delicious recipes for jams with red fruits.

Jams are a good resource for preserving fruit throughout the year and being able to taste them, especially when the fruit is out of season. They stand out precisely because they are easy recipes to prepare and with which we can accompany both breakfast and a snack, especially when we prepare them at home.

They are ideal to accompany pieces of bread, biscuits or even desserts as delicious as crepes and pancakes. But they are also ideal for filling cakes or sweets, for making cheesecakes or simply to accompany yoghurts.

This time we present how to make three jam recipes to make with different red fruits, such as strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

3 delicious red fruit jams

Strawberry jam recipe

Strawberries are within the group of fruits known as red fruits or forest fruits. This small fruit contains many beneficial properties for our body.

It is a fruit rich in antioxidants, and it favors us against cancer prevention, it is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin C, minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, zinc, selenium, copper, fiber and water. .In addition to vitamin C, it contains vitamin A, E, B1, B2, and B6.

It is rich in water, light, contains few calories, and favors us to eliminate liquids and toxins.

Ingredients:

  • A kilo of strawberries.
  • One lemon’s juice.
  • A kilo of sugar.

Elaboration:

  1. Carefully wash the strawberries well and remove the tails.
  2. Put the strawberries in a cauldron and cover them with sugar.
  3. We put the lid on the cauldron, and let the fruit rest overnight.
  4. After the time we add the lemon juice to the strawberries.
  5. We put the cauldron on the fire and cook the jam over low heat, until it boils.
  6. Stir until the sugar dissolves and cook over moderate heat for 30 minutes or until we notice that it has thickened.
  7. We must stir frequently so that it does not stick to us.
  8. Once it has reached the consistency of jam, remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  9. We can leave the jam with strawberry chunks or crush it with the blender.
  10. To package the jam we take sterilized glass jars with hermetic closure.

Raspberry jam recipe

Raspberry is a fruit with antioxidant properties, rich in vitamin C and vitamin E, it is a mild laxative as well as diuretic.

It also contains minerals such as magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium,

The raspberry is like the strawberry, a fruit that belongs to the group of red fruits, or fruits of the forest.

The raspberry jam is very easy to make, if we do not have fresh raspberries within our reach we can use the frozen ones that we can get in the market.

Ingredients:

  • A kilo of raspberries.
  • A kilo of sugar.
  • One lemon’s juice.

Elaboration:

  1. Carefully wash the raspberries, let the water drain.
  2. Put the raspberries in a bowl and cover them with the sugar.
  3. We leave the raspberries in the refrigerator for about twelve hours.
  4. Remove the raspberries from the refrigerator and add the lemon juice.
  5. Cook the fruit over low heat until it begins to boil.
  6. When it starts to boil, cook over moderate heat for 30 minutes, stirring constantly so it doesn’t stick.
  7. Once it reaches jam texture, remove from heat.
  8. We must bear in mind that raspberries have seeds, if we do not like that texture we can strain the jam.
  9. If we are going to keep them for a long time, we must pack them hot and in sterilized glass jars with an airtight seal so that the jam is properly preserved and not spoiled.

Blueberry jam recipe

Blueberries are rich in pectin, which will leave us with a jam that thickens easily, and blueberry jam is an easy recipe to prepare.

Blueberries are another of the small fruits that belong to the group of red fruits, rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, it has the same properties as strawberries and raspberries.

Ingredients:

  • A kilo of blueberries.
  • A kilo of sugar.
  • One lemon’s juice.
  • A cup of water.

Elaboration:

  1. Carefully wash the blueberries and let them drain well.
  2. Put the blueberries, sugar and lemon juice in a cauldron.
  3. Let’s cook the jam over low heat until it boils and without stopping
  4. remove, once it begins to boil we keep the boil for 10 more minutes and without stopping stirring.
  5. Then we continue cooking the jam for 20 more minutes with moderate heat until the texture of jam is achieved.
  6. We remove from the heat and when hot we fill the boats.
  7. The glass jars must be previously sterilized and hermetically sealed so that the jam is well preserved.

 

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