How to make jam at home from fresh fruit without pectin

Jam is known as a product that is made of the crushed or cut fruit that heated with sugar and water. Some popular fruits are often used including berries, apricots, peaches, plums, or something like that. They are often used with bread and become the favorite food for many people.

If you love jams, but worry about the risk of tainting with GMOs from eating canned jams from the supermarket, you should think about the homemade jam that can be safe for your health.

How To Make Jam At Home From Fresh Fruit With Delicious Taste And Without Pectin

The jams are made of the fresh fruits will bring you the excellent and fresh taste. In case, you want to make homemade jams by yourself that are quite safe and good for your health as well as your relatives’ health, you can refer some following ways on how to make jam at home from fresh fruit and without pectin. This writing includes the most popular and favorite jams that you can like, involving:

1. Blueberry Jam:

how to make jam-blueberry jam


14 – 20 cups of blueberries

2 tablespoons and ¼ cup of lemon juice

5 cups of organic sugar

Clean cotton fabric.

How to make:

Firstly, you need to prepare the fruit. You need to remove their leaves and twigs, wash them. After that leave it drains. Then you use a blender to puree a half of them and the rest should be chopped finely with a food processor. Pour them into a large crock and layer with about 3 cups of organic sugar and insert them with a ceramic. Keep the mixture of sugar and fruit in the fridge overnight. In this period, you will get a liquid mixture of juice and sugar. After a night, you can use a clean cotton fabric to line a colander and take it to separate the liquid from the mixture. Continue to place this back in the fridge for about an hour until it drains.

This step is to make jam. Firstly, you scoop the blueberries out of the fabric-lined colander and put it into a pot. This pot should be opened. For the liquid that is filtered through the fabric, you put it on the stove and boil it. Then you add 1 tablespoon of lime juice and ¼ cup of sugar, at the same time, lower the heat. For the mixture of fruit and sugar, you put it on another burner to simmer and stir frequently for about an hour until the texture gets thick. And then, pour 1 cup of sugar and ¼ cup of lemon juice to stir well and increase the heat to make it simmer again. Continue to stir well for about 3 -5 minutes until the blueberry jam gets the good consistency. The last step is to keep it in sanitized jars.

Read more:

Quick and easy homemade jam recipes without using pectin

Eat, drink, and shrink recipes book

2. Strawberry Honey Jam:

how to make jam-strawberry honey jam


6 pounds of fresh strawberries

3 ¾ cups of raw honey

1 ½ tablespoons of squeezed lemon juice

2 small granny smith apples

How to make:

If you like strawberry honey jam, here is the way on how to make jam from fresh fruit without pectin that can be useful for you. Firstly, you need to hull all strawberries and cut them into halves. Then put them in a big stockpot. For the apples, peel the apples and cut them into quarters and remove the cores. You also put them with the strawberries. Pour the squeezed lemon juice into the stockpot with strawberries with apples. Continue to pour the honey in the stockpot and stir well. Then, you boil the mixture with the high heat until it boils, you should lower the heat to the medium or low level to simmer and stir occasionally. Continue to simmer for about 15 minutes. When the strawberries get soft, you mash the strawberries and simmer for about 15 to 45 minutes, at the same time, you should stir occasionally until you get the thicker consistency. Turn off the heat and let it cooler and place it in the sanitized jars and keep it in the fridge.

Find more:

How to make cocktails for a party in summer

3. Plum Jam:

how to make jam-plum jam


2 and 1/2 cups of chopped ripe plums

1 and ½ tablespoons of lemon juice

1 cup of sugar

How to make:

Firstly, you wash the plums clearly. After that, you use the chopped ripe plums into small pieces, sugar, and lemon juice in a deep pan with the medium heat. During heating, you need to stir the mixture to dissolve the sugar completely. In case that the plums are not juicy enough and the sugar is not dissolved, you can add more two tablespoons of water and continue to stir until it is dissolved. You remember that the mixture should be cooked with medium heat until it boils, you can lower the heat and simmer til the plums get tender and soft. During simmering, you need to stir it to avoid sticking. When the mixture becomes thick as it is required, you can turn off the heat and let it cooler. After that, you keep it in a sanitized jar and in a dark and cool place.

4. Mixed Fruit Jam:

how to make jam-mixed fruit jam


1 apple

1 orange

3 plums

1 ripe banana

2 cups of seedless black grapes

½ tablespoon of lemon juice

3 sugar prune

1 ½ cups of sugar

How to make:

Firstly, you need to peel, remove the cores of the fruits and chop apple, banana, orange, prune, plum and then mix them in a blender until they are smooth. Put it into a pan, add sugar and boil it in the medium heat. When it boils, you need to reduce the heat and simmer until it becomes thick, at the same time, stir it frequently. It can take you about an hour and a half. When it is thick, you add more lemon juice and mix them well. Then remove the heat and let it cool. The last is to put in a sterilized jar and keep it in the fridge. The recipe on how to make jam at home from fresh fruit can be strange for you. But, you should try it and feel the excellent taste of different fruits in a jam jar.

See more: 11 healthy fruits smoothie recipes with yogurt for summer

5. Mixed Berries Jam:

how to make jam-mixed berries jam


3 cups of blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries fruits

1 ½ tablespoons of chopped thyme leaves

1 tablespoon of orange juice

1 tablespoon of lemon juice

½ cup of maple syrup

How to make:

Firstly, you need to remove the small leaves from the fruits and wash them. Then you place them into a saucepan with sugar. Heat the mixture of mixed fruit and sugar until this mixture starts to boil, you can mash the berries with a potato masher. Then, you can add all the rest ingredients into the mixture and simmer with the low heat. You should stir them occasionally until it gets thick. This period can take you about 50 minutes. After that, you can remove the saucepan from the heat and let it cool. Use an air tight container that is sterilized to store. Keep it in the fridge. This jam can be used for about 1 month.

6. Blackberry And Plum Jam:

how to make jam-blackberry and plum jam


2 pounds of frozen plums

1 pound of frozen blackberries

½ cup of sour orange juice

2 pounds of sugar

Juice of 1 eureka lemon

How to make:

This recipe on how to make jam is the same as the above recipes. You place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix them gently. After that, you cover the bowl tightly and leave it at the room temperature until the mixture thaws. Then, you heat the pan and pour them into it. Continue to heat the mixture until it boils gently. Now, you should reduce the heat and simmer them. During simmering, you should stir frequently and continue to heat them until the mixture gets the good consistency. After that, you can remove the heat from the pan. Finally, you spoon it into the sterilized and hot jars. Remember that you should leave the head space for about ¼ inch and clean the rims of the jars and cover by the lids. Place them in the water for about 10 minutes or more. You can keep them in a dark and cool place or in the fridge.

Find more: top 17 health benefits of eating blacberries daily

The above include some ways on how to make jam at home from fresh fruit without pectin that we want to share with you. These recipes are very safe and good for your health because pectin is not added in them. It may be useful for you or any one that like it.

You also can visit our website, to see more information related to this topic or other ones like the health, beauty…. And do not forget that you can give us your feedback. And we will reply for you soon.

Want More Content Like This In Your Inbox?

Join The Discussion


Advertising Disclosure

Displayed content is offered by businesses which have been compensated. There is a potential effect on how, what, and where products may appear. All effort is made into providing full transparency, not all available products or companies are highlighted. Published material is offered without any slant or bias no matter what affiliation there is with sponsorship or association.